Up first, John Scalzi with a baseball - writing metaphor:
Next, Chuck Wendig on characters:
A bit of Aussie science to offset the writing:
The marvelous follow-up by CSIRO:
And some music. I learned a bit of ukulele on the Hawaiian cruise. This piece by Amanda Palmer reminded me how fun an instrument this is.
It has a brief intro about her before she sings.
For those who don't know, Amanda Palmer and Neil Gaiman are married. (Segue back to writing!)
Happy Monday. Back to editing my story now...