Here is this week’s list of short stories, rants, articles, and other links from my favourite corners of the web.
Can Writers Be Entrepreneurs and Activists? via seejavaciawrite. I couldn’t agree with this more.
Masked. Sometimes I share links without giving away any hints about what’s inside of them or why I’m recommending them. There’s nothing scary or disturbing in here, but I think you all will enjoy it more if you don’t know what to expect when you read the first sentence.
10 Things to Know Before Moving to Germany. He didn’t write it, but thank you to @Oparide for sharing this link with me.
Why I Really Don’t Love Valentine’s Day via AwkwardGirlLA. This blogger’s feelings about this holiday are pretty similar to my own. I wasn’t into Valentine’s Day as a young girl, though, unless we’re talking about eating sweethearts.
The Future is Mixed-Raced and That’s a Good Thing for Humanity. What an interesting article.
From Surprise Procedure via Vodstok:
Paul sat in the waiting room with his head in his hands. He’d considered bolting every ten minutes since he’d arrived, but burly, surly-looking guards stood near every exit. He was trapped in a prison of a court order and his own poor decision.
From It Never Was Golden:
Longing for the past is generally referred to as nostalgia – a gentle, tender feeling that might make these stories seem like nothing more than harmless sentimentality. But it is crucial to distinguish between wistful memories of grandma’s kitchen and belief in a prior state of cultural perfection