http://talktoyouniverse.blogspot.com/2011/05/gender-in-job-ads-and-subconscious-bias.html — Juliette Wade on subtle bias in language and how it effects people’s reactions to the text in job listings, etc. Food for thought.
A very helpful post on marketing books for authors from @yukongraham via Twitter: http://j.mp/mogMpJ
Helpful post from my friend Sam Sykes (Tome Of the Undergates, Black Halo) on the pitfalls of the road to publication: http://samsykes.com/2011/05/sad-sacks-of-fears
A 22-year old performance poet, Sarah Kay, delivers an amazing oration dedicated to her daughter & more:
Resource for Writers: Dictionary of Military terminology: http://www.militaryterms.net/
My buddy @eruditeogre reviews Sam Sykes’ Black Halo for Functional Nerds, a book I’ll be reviewing this week: http://functionalnerds.com/2011/05/the-outsiders-a-review-of-black-halo-by-sam-sykes/
My buddy Jamie Todd Rubin writes for SFSignal.com on time travel: http://www.sfsignal.com/archives/2011/05/traveling-through-time-and-other-vacations-of-the-mind-part-1/
And lastly two posts from me have drawn some attention this week so I’ll list them here in case anyone missed them:
My post on tips for being good beta readers has really taken off like hot cakes. Find it here: http://bryanthomasschmidt.blogspot.com/2011/05/6-tips-for-being-good-beta-reader.html
Excerpts from my debut novel “The Worker Prince” are out and generating buzz from the hits they receive. Here they are if you’re interested: http://bryanthomasschmidt.blogspot.com/search/label/excerpt
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