StoryToolz - resources for authors. It's a text analyzer checking readability, word count, clichés, passive verbs, etc. Pretty cool.
A new book by Uri Shulevitz! reviewed by Julie Danielson at Kirkus: WHEN "NATURE'S LIGHTS GO OUT" - DUSK
Fabulous First Lines as gathered by Elizabeth Bluemle, owner of the Flying Pig bookstore in Vermont.
Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid at Forbes via SwissMiss
The Gingerbread Man's Top 5 Writing Tips by Darcy Pattison via Cynsations. Great writing advice for the holiday season!
On Being a Real _______ by Cheryl Klein at Chavelaque via Susan Rosson Spain on FB.
How Much Money Do Self-Published Authors Make? from Forbes via PW
Mongolian Author Rides Camel to Bring Children Closer to Books at The Indian Express. Another cute photo on twitter here.