If you’re not already watching the Debut2009 community, you might want to start. You never know when a package of awesomeness might find its way to one of our friends.
Would it be weird for someone to Photoshop a picture of a spider to make it look like the unlucky seven-legged spider mentioned in this post?
Septy, is that you?
Heh. I didn’t ’shop the photo. That would be … disturbing. Here he is later in the day with all his legs visible. But that means this is not Septy. I hope he or she went on to live a fulfilling, if non-octopodal, life.
I had Indian food with annecy_dit Friday night. It was lovely to meet her. It’s so interesting to meet people you’ve known only online. Like a blind date, except you already know bits and pieces of their lives. Putting a face to a name is always satisfying. We talked about Portland and writing and books. I think we could have talked for hours, but the people waiting for our table would not have appreciated that. We'll have to do it again soon.
I was reading Laini Taylor’s blog and came across a link to another writer’s revision tips, complete with photos of hot English guys. The tips were good, too! Check out her post, the 9/9/08 entry: http://naturalartificial.blogspot.com/
Those of us embarking upon JoNoWriMo 2008 might benefit from some fresh ideas!
I was so sorry to hear about David Foster Wallace. I read the news just before I was going to start writing, and it made me jumpy and sad. I finally gave up and tried again later in the day.
It’s hard to lose a member of the tribe.