Tweets of the Week:
Favorite Search Terms:
- Kids Lawn Furniture: I just have the best image in my mind of girls tea-partying in the yard. Yes, tea drinking is a verb.
- Girl Hairy Leg: It’s true I didn’t shave my legs for most of high school due to competitive year round swimming and “hair checks” but I think I’ve grown beyond that. (Except in winter – winter wool).
- my spring feels like you: I just like the way this reads. Whoever searched this, you’re a poet.
- the expense of the bird cage: This is also oddly poetic. I know it’s probably some cheap father who’s daughter wants a bird or something, but it’s poetically written.
Edgar Allen Poe Cottage. You really expect it to be a dark cave don’t you? But it has to have floor boards for the creaking and creeping.
- Be a fridge poet. Sick of going to your friends house and seeing their lame rhymes on the glare of their naugahyde – make your own.
- Urban dictionary takes on author names. JK – better watch out.
- How Twitter is changing the literary world @ The Telegraph.
- Nick Flynn shines @ Norton Tumblr.
- Harper Perennial has a miniature book club for those of you on facebook. I can’t join in, so make me proud.
- Poetry out Loud. I love this site.
- Hunter S. Thompson inspired visuals. You’ll feel high all day.
- Literary Disco – where books come to dance, and wear wide-leg pants.
- Lauren Groff’s pub day is today for Arcadia. BUY IT!
- Six writing tips from John Steinbeck @ The Atlantic
- Pie Chart of Murakami, for those of you who don’t have a weekend for 800 pages.
- Goodreads.com interview with Anne Lamott.
- Nonfiction Curriculum enhances reading skills for students, study finds @ The New York Times. Lee Gutkind is cheering from his oval office.
- The sky is falling today in NC, literally.
- Lexicon Valley podcasts talk Scrabble.
- “Go Away I’m Reading” book jackets.
- US Literary Map.
- Francesca Lea Block – author of Weetzy Bat is losing her house. If you love her book, save the home here.
- Have your say in book t-shirt designs @ Ploughshares.
- Wordsworth: “Lines Written in Early Spring” @ The Guardian.
It’s March Madness. Let’s all participate. The 2012 Book Bracket: