I spend time surfing the web everyday. I admit it. I am not ashamed. Here are the pages I marked this week on Ma.gnolia:
“Mr. Fagles was a renowned translator of Latin and Greek whose versions of Homer and Virgil became unlikely best sellers.” — I somehow missed this — it was nearly three weeks ago!
I often find that I’m afraid of writing. Not because I’m intimidated by the blank page (I kick the blank page’s arse!), but because I don’t feel I have the time. Perhaps “writing bursts” (dumb name perhaps) can hone my skills even when I don’t have time to devote to my large projects.
“If you’ve ever had aspirations towards fiction-writing, you’ve doubtlessly heard the advice to keep a notebook on you at all times, to jot down those elusive flashes of brilliance that come at the most inopportune moments. It’s definitely a good idea to have pen and paper to hand as much … “
“From comic books to jeans, Luxist.com takes a look at some of the rarest items in the world.”
A nice list of 100 interesting openers. Kinda gets the juices flowing.
View all my bookmarks on Ma.gnolia