- A nice piece in the Courier-Press about Ursula Nordstrom and Maurice Sendak's editorial relationship.
- A book a year is slacking? (*cries quietly*)
- A great post by Coe Booth over at the VCFA faculty blog, about the "fragile stage" when a project is new. (Via Cynthia Leitich Smith on twitter.)
- New study suggests readers engage in "experience-taking": "Kaufman and his co-author Lisa Libby of Ohio State University suspected that when people read a fictional story they vicariously experience their favorite character’s emotions, thoughts and beliefs in a process that’s been dubbed “experience-taking.” Now they're researching how long and profound that effect may be.
- Could I love Tim Gunn anymore? No. But this post from Janet Reid just confirmed that again.
- Robin LaFevers on the process of going deeper as a writer.
- Gavin sends out an alert that the very funny UK TV show, The Book Group (which we actually only saw originally because he and Kelly showed it to us, bless them) is now on hulu. Go watch.
- A great feature on Lexington's plethora of great used bookstores.
- Baby rhino.
(*crawls slowly back into writer cave* Behind on email, but hoping to catch up soon!)