Blog is a fun word to say, even if I’m tired of hearing other people say it.
Michaelangelo’s poem “When the Author Was Painting the Vault of the Sistene Chapel.” (via)
“Hey Oscar Wilde! It’s Clobbering Time!” Jacket Copy has fun with illustrators’ pictures of their favorite literary figures and characters.
The London Review of Books doesn’t seem to care that it’s 27 million quid in the red. (via)
And finally, as someone who spent his weekend at home writing while my friends were on the beach in Puerto Vallarta, here’s some wisdom from @maudnewton: “The truth about writing is that, when you’re doing it right, your life is duller than a Presbyterian potluck.”
Yes, blame it on the writing, Seth. It has nothing to do with money or your lack of marketable talents. (Also see her post about day jobs).