Archives for September 10, 2012

A Best-Selling Brain Scientist, a Renowned Memoirist, a Grammy-Winning Rock Star, a Legendary Book Reviewer, a Celebrated Poet, and a Fantasy Writer Walk Into a Texas Retreat Center…

Sounds like the setup for a big joke, doesn't it?In fact, it describes the 2012 Laity Lodge Writer's Retreat.Are you a writer looking for inspiration? Guidance? An unforgettable vacation in one of America's most beautiful places?You're invited to register now, so you can join me and some amazing writers at Laity Lodge in just a few weeks. Relax, unwind, and immerse yourself in the beauty of the Frio River Canyon in the breathtaking Hill Country of Texas. Regardless if you are a … [Read more...]

Look! Spielberg Teases Lincoln; Clint Eastwood: Conservative?; Joss Whedon’s Shakespeare; Steven Greydanus Sings to Babies!

Look!These links caught my attention today, for one reason or another.Check back later. I may add more look-worthy links as the day goes on. … [Read more...]

J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek Sequel is Called…

According to an AV Club report, the second Star Trek movie from J.J. Abrams will be called... … [Read more...]

Raise a Toast Before the Deadline! (Deadline Extended to 9 p.m.)

I forgot to post a reminder over the weekend.So I'll give you a little more time. You now you have until 9 p.m. (Seattle time) tonight to enter the Auralia's Colors 5th Anniversary contest and turn in your toast to Auralia.If you missed the initial announcement, check out the prize packages that are up for grabs in this toast-a-thon. … [Read more...]