Sunday Morning LitLinks

 

Stephen King sells an essay on guns (and on pulling his novel, RAGE, from publication) through Amazon Singles. Proceeds to charity. Food for thought to all interested parties. (Slate)

Karen Bender didn’t mean to become a writer. (The New York Times)

The Huffington Post is tapping its feet and admonishing a baker’s dozen to get to writing already. (The Huffington Post)

The now weekly staple of opening lines from (The San Francisco Chronicle)

The American Library Association hosts its midwinter conference. (Publishers Weekly)

Somebody has gone to a lot of trouble to map the journey of the One Ring To Rule Them All. (GalleyCay)

Anne Frank’s diary – there’s an app for that? Really? (The Telegraph)

Elizabeth Day interviews Dave Eggers for (The Guardian)

“On this day in 1722 Daniel Defoe’s Moll Flanders was published. Defoe’s title page is one of literature’s longest come-hithers, and casts a wide net: ‘The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders &c who was born at Newgate, and during a Life of continued Variety for Threescore Years, besides her Childhood, was Twelve Year a Whore, five time a Wife (whereof once to her own Brother), Twelve Year a Thief, Eight Year a Transported Felon in Virginia, at last grew rich, liv’d Honest, and died a Penitent.’ Lest readers get too much of the wrong idea, Defoe follows this up with a preface in which we are told that the Penitent part of the story is uplifting…” (Today In Literature)

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