565th Friday Blog Roundup

One of the claims to fame of my state is that it is the final resting place of Edgar Allan Poe. He was born in Boston, but his grave is in Baltimore. Every year on his birthday, someone used to leave three roses and a bottle of cognac ....more

831st Issue of the LFCA

Welcome to today's edition of Connections Abound. The point of Lost and Found is to level the support playing field. When LFCA works correctly, the newest blogger with the smallest readership can receive the same level of support as the oldest blogger with the largest readership ....more

What Makes Us Nostalgic?

I came across an interesting idea reading Ready Player One — and I want to discuss this in the post and comments without giving any spoilers....more

Thanks, Mental Floss, For Ruining My Childhood

Last week, Mental Floss ran a piece on the Loch Ness Monster....more

#MicroblogMondays 58: Stress

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ******* I read an interesting way of thinking about stress....more

Banned Book Week and Anastasia Krupnik

Yesterday was the last day of Banned Book Week....more

564th Friday Blog Roundup

Judging for the 2015 IF Comp, a big interactive fiction competition, opened yesterday....more

NaBloPoMo: Add All Your October 2015 Posts Here!

Here's where you share the link to every NaBloPoMo post you're writing on your blog daily this month -- and share your words with the world! ...more
Behind every successful person lies a ...more

Stop Pretending You Never Posted That Thing on Facebook

Let's pretend that a writing site posted about a contest on their Facebook page. There was a buzz of discussion about the contest on the site and blogs. A few days later, the site posted again, this time with a very different due date for the contest. As in a much earlier due date than the original date. It greatly reduced the number of people who could make the cut-off. But this new post was standing in place of the original post. The original post was nowhere to be found. ...more
For the most part I agree. If posted for a while apology or correction in order. If you ...more

Does Your Partner Read Your Blog?

Does your partner read your blog?...more