Friday Links

Just because I’m busy holding book giveaways, doesn’t mean I’ve forgotten some links to entertain you this weekend! After all, everyone gets to enjoy these, not just a few individuals whose names get pulled out of the hat (or rather the random number generator).

I have an interesting assortment of sites this week, so I hope you find them fun and useful and intriguing. Wishing you all a wonderful weekend, filled with books and writing. Enjoy!

How LA Used to Have Fun: 100-Year-Old Water Slides and Roller Coasters – Some fun old photographs. Great inspiration for a story, perhaps?

15 Famous Authors and Why They Write – Flavorwire takes a look at what inspired/compelled a few of the greats.

Beach Reads for Smart People – I take exception to the title, but some of the recommendations sound wonderful.

Christopher Nolan on The Dark Knight Rises’ Literary Inspiration – Some thoughts on this final installment of Nolan’s Batman trilogy, due in theaters on the 20th.

The Stars So Far, 2012 – PW offers a round up of some of the best reviewed children’s and young adult titles of the year.

Finding Research Treasure – A look at the research process from author D.B. Jackson.

2 thoughts on “Friday Links

  1. If you can believe it, that’s actually the first time I’ve seen a picture of Stephen King (in 15 Famous Authors and Why They Write), but I’ve had to read his short essay on horror quite a few times in university. And there are quite a few novels I want to try from “The Stars So Far” list…so man intriguing titles.

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