Here is this week’s list of blog posts and other tidbits from my favourite corners of the web.
How My Anger Helped Me Find Peace. This is great.
It’s Amazing What the Living Expect of the Dying. Be prepared for a long read with this link. I really appreciated how honest the author was about death, grief, and emotionally unhealthy families.
Why I Won’t Work for Publicity. I agree with this 100%.
The Ugly Duckling via snowglobeman. The fairy tale this title come from was one of my favourite stories growing up. I can’t tell you much else about it without giving away spoilers, but I really enjoyed seeing what the author did with it.
Critics who say that the optimistic utopia Star Trek depicted is now hokey and outmoded forget the cultural context that gave birth to it: Star Trek was not a manifestation of optimism when optimism was easy. Star Trek declared an impossible hope for a future that nobody stuck in the present could believe in.
All of the details are on her blog, so be sure to mark your calendars and check it out if you like urban fantasy.
What have you been reading?