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Posted by ON in Dear Diary

What can i say, i have a lot of interests …


Paul Cornell picks the thirty best comics for next year’s hugo awards. Neil‘s recent Batman comic is on there, which *ahem* prompted me to finally go read it. Good job, Neil!

Of the comics on the list, the Secret Six arc charmed me the most.

CATEGORY: Politics

Mamaherb: I love this site. It’s a non-profit wiki that lists real home remedies and herbal cures. What an amazing idea, get free health information into everyone’s hands.

Marion Nestle discusses, “What you should eat, and what companies want you to eat, are not necessarily the same thing.”

Listing of which seemingly friendly local organic brands are really owned by which major corporations.

CATEGORY: Writing Stuff

These cool articles on Avoidance speech, and Uncontacted_peoples

From there i found an article on the Taboo against naming the dead

Thinking about a story about Carousel horses, so i bookmarked this.

I have this weird idea to write a creepy story around the long and strange history of the song Hey Joe.

Oh, and Joe Hill mentioned this classic haunted house, and i wanted to look into it further.

My good friend Damien wrote this article on how authors can find their digital readership.

Thinking to submit to this Good Housekeeping story contest. They pay a ton!


Developers create a tiny super fast OS in machine language.

If i ever have any money, munna get me a netbook!

This is awesome. SUSE linux has an online linux tester. You can build a linux install in your browser and then download an ISO of your exact build. Sweet!

I’m really pleased to see Sony moving away from DRM eBooks.

Also awesome. These hardware hackers have built a scalable modular motherboard. This is possibly the future of computing hardware.

CATEGORY: Learnin’

Still looking at MFAs. Here’s some northwest possibilities:

Courses in British Colombia. (Though i hear they arn’t down with non-realist fiction, especially traditional genre.)

The Whidbey Island Writing Workshop sounds really cool and they offer a MFA. Hmmm…

Which reminds me, i need to get my old transcripts from Central and Colombia.

Ok, enough for now.