Friday Links

Somehow we have landed on Friday again. But the good thing about a quick week is that now we are on the cusp of the weekend! What sort of wonderful things have you got cooked up? A nice brunch with Mom for Mother’s Day? A quiet couple of hours with a good book? Some quality time with your work-in-progress?

Whatever you’ve got on the agenda, I hope you find a few minutes to check out this week’s links. I think there’s a little something for everyone. Enjoy, and happy writing!

10 Great Authors Who Disowned Their Books – Even published writers can regret a project for one reason or another.

May Books: A Reading List for the Month of Love – Looking for some reads that match the feel of the month? Here are a few suggestions.

What Happened to the Harlequin Romance? – A look at the publisher in the wake of the news that it has been purchased by HarperCollins.

Putin’s Ban: Let’s Hear it for Swearing – The Russian president is attempting to ban swearing from plays, books, and movies.

We Need Diverse Books and We Also Need People to Read Them – A really thoughtful blog post on the need for diverse books and also why they’re all audiences.

15 Sweet Kid-Lit Inspired Cakes – These are gorgeous, both for kids and for adult readers who’ve never quite forgotten those early reading years.

One thought on “Friday Links

  1. My sainted mother has been (I hope) in heaven these many long years, so we’ve got Doris Day & James Garner in Move Over Darling from 1964 on the screen with cornish rock game hens for flavor. Naturally Friday is Grimm night, and book time is anytime I get a chance to unwind for an hour. My friend enjoys an e-book beside a roaring TV fire with a nice thunderstorm on the stereo, and, I suppose, whatever Stouffers has on special entree for the evening, but I haven’t reached that level of sophistication yet…

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