Critical Linking: November 28th, 2013


Writing the ultimate Victorian novel? Here’s a generator that will create some Dickensian-type names just for you!

Fun and frivolous holiday diversion. God bless us, every one.


During the past two years, overall membership in USA Archery has more than doubled. Parker says there’s room for more growth: In early November, the Archery Trade Association funded an ad campaign encouraging kids and teens to give the sport a try.

The popularity of The Hunger Games has caused a spike in archery participation. Just wait until the Divergent movies comes out; kids are going to be jumping off trains left and right.


dtb47 says: Ice And Fire and really looking forward to the next instalment… but how are you going to finish it in just two books?
Two BIG books. 1500 manuscript pages each – that’s 3000 pages. I think I have a good shot. And you know, if I really get pressed, I’ve already established that red comet. I can just have it hit Westeros and wipe out all life.

So it sounds like the last two books of Song of Ice and Fire are going to be….substantial.


If you care about your community, you should care about shopping local. If you care about the economy, you should care about shopping local. If you care about books and the people who write them, you should care about shopping local.

It’s that third sentence that still hasn’t been demonstrated by anything other than supposition. The first two are easier to get behind.

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