Another Dark Little Corner
Started this before change to "New Blogger", as backup in case of trouble with digiphoto blog "In a Small Dark Room", or rants & links blog "Hello Cruel World" . Useful - at one stage Dark Room was there, but like the astrophysical Dark Matter, we could't see it ... better now, but kept Just In Case.
There is nothing. There is no God and no universe, there is only empty space, and in it a lost and homeless and wandering and companionless and indestructible Thought. And I am that thought. And God, and the Universe, and Time, and Life, and Death, and Joy and Sorrow and Pain only a grotesque and brutal dream, evolved from the frantic imagination of that same Thought. Mark Twain (letter to Joseph Twichell after his wife's death)
[me, on a bad day]
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Preditors and Editors
Everything you wanted to know about literary agents
On the getting of agents
(and my Wish List)
Less than 6 months now to Catmas!
And if you need a catpic fix before the first Friday in October, check out the Catmas blog, as linked above.
I need cheering up after hearing of the death of Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. He's left us a wonderful legacy, but will still be missed.
New York Times on Vonnegut: God Bless You, Mr. Vonnegut, by A. O. SCOTT (October 9, 2005); Kurt Vonnegut, by Verlyn Klinkenborg (April 13, 2007); Novelist Who Caught the Imagination of His Age, by Dinitia Smith (April 12, 2007)
"If you really want to hurt your parents, and you don’t have nerve enough to be a homosexual, the least you can do is go into the arts." (1996)So it goes.
Science seeking Truthiness
I am putting here Charlie Stross' post and its links on the subject, with a link to it and its numerous comments. I can barely coherently frame my thoughts on the subject.
February 4, 2007(Guardian article linked at beginning: www.guardian.co.uk/ international/ story/ 0,,2004230,00.html
From the comments: