- New releases: Tor.com (fantasy, scifi, YA SFF, “25 most anticipated” SFF books of 2020), Smart Bitches (romance)
- Linkity from Smart Bitches.
- Best Smart Bitches’ Cover Snark from 2019.
- Linkity from the Pen Addict.
- Lovely Twitter thread from Michael Sheen (Aziraphale) about the Good Omens fandom.
- Very, very detailed post about “The implosion of the RWA” (being updated as things continue to develop).
- Interesting post following Tolkien’s writing process as the One Ring changed from a minor item to a character.
- “The Tao of Sir Terry: Philosophy in Pratchett“.
- “Inventing folklore: The origins of the Green Man“.
- Neil Gaiman’s New Year’s post.
- Illustrated version of “What You Need to be Warm” by Neil Gaiman.
Do, Learn, Think, Make
- Some of NASA’s space images from 2019.
- The battle against reproductive rights and women’s body autonomy in the US continues to escalate.
- The horrifying tale of the Fischer-Price Rock’n’Play Sleeper.
- An addendum to the post about both 1980 and 2000 seeming as if they were 20 years ago for those of us of a certain age.
- The movies, music, and books that entered the public domain yesterday.
- “Neuroscientists have discovered a new kind of signal in the human brain“.
- 50 things to declutter.
- Stunning wood and resin jewelry.
- Vanessa Stockard’s series of Kevin the Kitten.
- Black cats compared to black big cats.
- Linkity from kmkat.
- Linkity from bookwyrmknits.
The Collage Ideas Book by Alannah Moore. Very good look at many different ways to do collage using examples from collage artists. This is definitely an inspiration book rather than a how-to.
Discovering Gluebooks: How to Stop Focusing on Products and Start Making More Art by Lisa Vollrath. Good overview, examples, and gluebook how-tos. (You make a gluebook by collaging things you already have, such as junk mail, magazines, glue sticks, etc. No special products or expertise required.)
“…zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz…” -Chaos (he’s in the background, upper left)
*not quite awake* -Mayhem