Happy Friday, everyone! I’m currently winging my way to Seattle for a conference, but as always, I’ve made sure to leave you with this week’s assortment of links for your enjoyment. It’s something of a hodgepodge — pretty much how things go when I’m on one of these conference runs — but I still think there’s some great stuff for everyone. Enjoy, and happy writing!
Five Writing Retreats to Attend This Summer – Interested in doing a retreat? Think it’s too late? Here are a few places with late deadlines or rolling admissions that might fit the bill.
Colson Whitehead Leads the Arthur C. Clarke Award Shortlist – An interesting profile, plus the rest of the list so you can catch up on your reading.
As Jane Austen a “Secret Radical”? – A peek at the new, somewhat controversial book offering a fresh (mostly) take on the author.
Why Doesn’t Ancient Literature Talk About Feelings? – A look at changes in our expectations of what we read.
How the Federal Government Saved Literature in Tennessee – Why the NEH and NEA are important.
Warner Bros. Is Seeking New Writers – Worth checking out if screenwriting is your thing.
9 Signs You May Have Over-Edited Your Work – It’s possible to overdo it.