Friday Links

Another week down, and with it the endless political phone calls that have been plaguing us here in the United States for the last month or so. Thank goodness. Time to move forward.

Speaking of forward movement, those of you participating in NaNoWriMo are closing in on the one-third mark, and should have somewhere in the neighborhood of 15,000 to 16,000 words today. If you haven’t gotten that far, don’t panic; there’s plenty of time to catch up still. Just get those words down, and don’t let your internal editor rear his ugly head. Tell him to wait for December.

Leaving you with a few Friday links to entertain and inform you. Enjoy, and happy writing!

YA Fiction and the End of Boys – An interesting look at the role of boys in today’s YA fiction.

5 Fun Facts about Bram Stoker on His 165th Birthday – Entertaining look at the father of the modern vampire novel.

Why You Should Write By Hand – A look at how writing by hand might affect the quality of your manuscript.

Book Shopping with the Best-Read Man in America – My idea of the best sort of shopping trip.