Friday Linky List

Virtual 3D Sculpting App - obviously the technology has a long way to go - but what a start!!! Thanks to SwissMiss for the heads up.

Document: The Symbolism Survey (via PW Children's Bookshelf). "In 1963, a sixteen-year-old San Diego high school student named Bruce McAllister sent a four-question mimeographed survey to 150 well-known authors of literary, commercial, and science fiction...Sixty-five of those responses survive..."

The Magic of Metaphor: What Children's Minds Teach Us About the Evolution of the Imagination at Brain Pickings.

Literary Feuds of 2013 by Page-Turner of The New Yorker

Behind the Books: 10 Ways Authors Can Help Educators from Melissa Stewart at Celebrate Science

"If you want your hopes and dreams to be more than just hopes and dreams, than you need to do a lot more than just hoping and dreaming." - Cale Atkinson

The Muddy Puddles Project - Inspired by Ty Campbell who passed away from pediatric cancer at age 5.

Okay, this has nothing to do with writing, but I don't know a woman alive who isn't interested: "6 Foods That Fight Off Belly Bloat" - especially important at this time of year! :)

Head over to Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast to read the best rejection letter evah! received by Jon Agee back in 1981.

Some History of YA Novels at writerjenn. Fascinating!!

How To Write Your First Book at BuzzFeed - Twenty-one successful authors — including Junot Díaz, Charlaine Harris, Dean Koontz, and George Saunders — tell how they overcame writer’s block, completed, and sold their debut titles.
(The last two links are from Nathan Bransford's blog - do you follow him?)

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