Thursday Round-up

Posting this on the right day this week.  I make no guarantees about the future.  It’s Thursday!  Have some links!

Science/Space
Space Shuttle Discovery’s Crew Does Emergency Tank Training (I’m not really sure what sort of launch emergency needs a tank, but damn, that’s awesome.)
Supernova Smothered by Own Dust
Robot Singer Gets Own Back-up Dancers (Oh, Japan.)
Picture of a Solar Eclipse…from Space!

Scifi/Fantasy
Other Science Fiction Authors Talk About Robert Heinlein’s Novels in Celebration of Release of Heinlein Autobiography
First Chapter of Michael A. Stackpole’s At the Queen’s Command
Give-away of Dreadnought by Cherie Priest, Half-Made World by Felix Gilman, and The Osiris Ritual by George Mann (Deadline 10/29)
Review of The Last Page by Anthony Huso
Realms of Fantasy Closes Its Doors
It’s Steampunk Fortnight at Tor!

Misc Books

Writing
Query Chat on Oct 28 @ 9 PM ET
Five Things to Know About Your Novel BEFORE NaNoWriMo Starts
Word Count Ranges by Genre
Amazon Launches Kindle Singles (for shorter works)

Misc
Steampunk Iron Man costume
Octopus made of Typewriter Parts

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One response to this post.

  1. Posted by scribbles on 2010/10/23 at 6:45 AM

    I would just like to say that I misread your last link as “Octopus made of T[something]Writer Pants” .. and was very confused by the lack of writing and pants.

    *smooches*

    Reply

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