Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Tuesday Quickies: Literature Edition

In honor of all the lovely YA readers/writers who enjoyed Brownie's celebration of YA Lit, this week's link-o-rama is for word-lovers everywhere.

Don't quit your day job:
Day jobs of famous authors (Lapham's Quarterly)

This whole interview is a Don't. Let's call it 'Don't be Nicholas Sparks:'
Nicholas Sparks, Miley Cyrus share a 'Last Song' love story (USA Today)

Don't feel the need to pretend you're reading Ulysses. Nobody actually likes that book:
Classic book titles book jackets (Book City Jackets)

Don't forget to put your tattoo somewhere that isn't going to sag:
Contrariwise: Literary tattoos

Don't quit after your first draft:
First Drafts (Surviving the World)

Don't miss Margaret Atwood's thoughts on Twitter:
Atwood in the Twittersphere (NY Books)

Don't worry about children loving the macabre:
Fairy tales or Twilight, horror and macabre fascinate children (Telegraph)

Don't forget how awesome fairy tale illustrations are too:
Red Fairy Book illustrations (Himmapaan)

Don't get eyestrain reading all of these awesome books:
Download 700+ free scifi books onto your iPhone (io9)

Don't fall for fashionspeak:
Fashion nonsense (Boston Globe)

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