Friday, July 17, 2009

And Now For Something Completely Different...

Today - a French lecture on sheep-aircraft!


Some great stuff happening in the virtual world of books this week!

Beth recommends some of her favorite writing books – Beth Groundwater

Here’s a blog that will hold your attention for hours! Thanks to Callista at SMS Book Reviews for the tip! Awful Library Books

Really great tips from Yvonne on using articles to market your book – Writers in the Sky

Have you signed up for the Muse Online Writer’s Conference October 14-18?
Details here- Muse Online Writers Conference
Yahoo Group signup here- Yahoo Muse Conference Group

Alyce talks about Book Blogger Appreciation Week September 14-18- At Home With Books

April found this great quiz – what type of crazy writer are you? (I was Tom Wolfe) – CafĂ© of Dreams

Walt discusses advertising vs. publicity and what it means to an author/publisher - View From the Publishing Trenches

Thanks once again to TexasRed Books for giving me the Humane Award!

And I FINALLY set up The Circle of Friends Group on FaceBook - had fans prodding me for one, and now they have it! The Circle of Friends on FaceBook



* MOVIE REVIEWS *


We plan to tackle the new Harry Potter next week.


In the meantime, here's some recent NetFlix pics-


Eagle Eye - B+ Much better than anticipated! And with a bit of a sci-fi twist. (SkyNet anyone?)


Knowing - B- This one was a solid A until the ending. We love the director and his visual style, and the whole numbers thing was intriguing. But *spoiler alert* Angels are in fact aliens? Just didn't buy the ending!


* PHOTO OF THE DAY *


Even Storm Troopers need a little love!

9 comments:

Helen Ginger said...

So many places to go, things to read. There goes my day! But what better way to spend the day. Thanks Diane.

Helen
Straight From Hel

Marvin D Wilson said...

I just joined the Circle of Friends group on Facebook. :)

The Old Silly

Elizabeth Spann Craig said...

Great links!

I joined Circle of Friends. I look forward to visiting with you there...

Elizabeth
Mystery Writing is Murder

Jenners said...

Ohhh...this is just filled with lots of tidbits and fun things to check out! I'm going to bookmark it for when I have more time!

L. Diane Wolfe said...

Thanks everyone! I really enjoy putting this weekly post together and never lack for material.
Doubt I'll ever run out of photos, either!

Karen Walker said...

I'm off to Facebook now. I'll join you there.
Karen

laughingwolf said...

neat stuff, thx ldw :)

Carolyn Howard-Johnson said...

You just keep that information on the Muse FREE! Online Conference and on Yvonne Perry's Writers in the Sky coming, Diane. Both are very nearly essential to fostering a great writing career these days.

Best,
Carolyn Howard-Johnson
Tweeting at www.twitter.com/frugalbookpromo

J. Kaye said...

I came back to look for the crazy writer quiz and finally found it. I swear, I am blind!