Some of these are kind of old, so I’m hoping that’s because I’ve skipped a few weeks and not because I’m posting re-runs.
Smashwords Readers by State
I don’t know that you’d learn much by checking this out, but I often think numbers like these are fun–when I don’t have to do the math myself. In addition to finding where your state ranks, check out Mark’s explanations because they’re interesting too. Where U.S. Ebook Buyers Live. (via Twitter)
Write an Epic Battle
Are you a lover, not a fighter? Would you rather be playing Scrabble than putting the action into your action sequences? Even if it’s not all that bad, I’d recommend everyone check out Claire Legrand’s series on what movies teach us about fight scenes. I found this one about Helm’s Deep to be particularly helpful and also amusing because Claire’s just freakin’ adorable. (via subscription)
Jami Gold is becoming known as an excellent teacher for things writing-related. Every time I visit her blog, I’m always impressed by the quality of her posts, the thought she puts into things. In Are you a learning addict? Jami reveals her learning addiction as the secret behind her blogging awesomeness. No shocker, but more importantly, the real topic here is trunk.ly which sounds very cool. Go check it out. Thanks for the info, Jami! (via @techsurgeons on Twitter)