Whew.

Just to get this out of the way: paperback giveaway! Go to it! I have brain-drain from lots of dissertation chapter editing, so it’s mostly links tonight: Paul Ford on the fundamental question of the Internet: why wasn’t I consulted? Advice about writing workshops from USC professors. The last unknown victims of the Triangle Waist…

There and back again

That was a busy week! Two cross-half-the-country trips, both overnight, and I somehow managed to avoid the worst snarls of weather-related travel drama. But I’m very glad to be back in Austin, where it’s supposed to hit 70 this weekend. Texas, sometimes I love you a lot. I keep tagging things to post here and…

It’s Monday, so no creative title

Links! Because my brain is turning into dissertation mush. A. L. Kennedy interviewed about her new short story collection. I laughed at the last question, as will you all. Dinosaur Comics on TERRIFYING ROMANCE STORIES. Whenever I want to post about romance in the future, I may do it with dinosaur clip-art. It just makes…

Archaeology and titles

A few links for today — I hope to be back later with video from the book launch party, too, assuming I’m capable of figuring out iMovie for the first time while suffering from cold-induced stupidity. First, a story about ancient stone tools discovered on the coast of Crete — on a section of shore…

Links and news

It’s a bullet-point kind of day, I’m afraid. First up, Alcestis news! Earlier this week, I was interviewed by Kate Ergenbright of UT’s newspaper, the Daily Texan. Photos from the book launch party are here, in case you missed them. Don’t forget about the AuthorBuzz giveaway of five signed copies of the book: details here.…

quick links

I’m just back from a conference and still stuck in the post-travel blahs — I was in Richmond at the annual meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies and managed to get my flights screwed up by thunderstorms in both directions, sigh — but I wanted to share a few things: Via my…