Surfing the best of the writers blogs, so you don't have to.
This week WU received an important hat tip from agent/author Diedre Knight over our interview with Audrey Niffennegger. We'll be posting Diedre's interview soon; in the meantime, go check out her blog. It's pretty killer.
At Crime Fiction Dossier, David lists the 2006 Gumshoe Award nominees. If you scroll down, he also has a link to a blog that purports to list "100 Science Fiction Novels You Just Have to Read". We don't have time to read the pile beside our bed let alone 100 others, but if you have lots of time on your hands and a taste for sci-fi, check it out....Paperback Writer has a scary waiting room encounter....Jack Slyde blogs about being in the zone. Writers and athletes know what that's all about....Miss Snark answers the question of what to do if a writer has TWO agent offers on the table....Melly blogs about the curse of the info dump, and Kathleen muses unhappily about yesterday's dialogue infodump in her own wip....Hook, Line and Stinker gives us the first line of JD Robb's latest, which we mention without comment...OK, this is too hilarious, compliments of the Publishing Contrarian. More after the jump....
The latest on the Da Vinci Code trial; Grumpy Old Bookman weighs in....speaking of unponderables, CNN has coverage of an ancient tomb that shows illustrations of Homer's epic work, the Illiad (hat tip Slushpile).....over at Riskie Regencies, the gals blog about rhetorical pet peeves...Conversations with Famous Writers has one with Debra Dean, author of the Madonnas of Leningrad....Neinke posts links to some great research sites for writers.
Until next week, write on.