I write because I'm a writer. It is rather like cooking: to make something out of the raw material at hand. – Sybille Bedford — The Paris Review (@parisreview) March 31, 2011
It’s World Backup Day: Here’s How to Avoid Inevitable Disasters Kevin Purdy — World Backup Day isn’t an official holiday, but it is a day of remembrance—as in, if you don’t back up your important data, you will be remembering one day how stupid you were for not doing so. Here are the deals offered … Continue reading World Backup Day! Do it.
Bob Marley is telling me now to “Get up, stand up, stand up for your rights.” He tells me this at roughly the same time every single weekday that I sit in this particular Starbuck’s. We have here a music strategy designed to get those of us who were actually alive during Marley’s lifetime to associate … Continue reading The same thing, day in and day out
RIP: Diana Wynne Jones, author of several successful young-adult fantasy novels including Dark Lord of Derkholm and Howl’s Moving Castle, passed away today following a hard-fought battle with cancer. She was 76. Her final novel, Earwig and the Witch, will be published this summer through HarperCollins in the UK and Greenwillow in the US. via … Continue reading RIP: Diana Wynne Jones – The Daily What