Friday Links Roundup - 1/16/15

1/16/2015 01:00:00 PM Lexie Dunne 0 Comments

Welcome to the Friday Links Roundup for January 16, 2015. Did you hear about the guy who got hit in the head with a can of soda? He was lucky it was a soft drink.

Some writing reference for you to kick off this week. 100 Jobs for Fantasy Characters!

Animated gifs of how a handgun works. I found this super-fascinating and relevant. Not that I’ve, you know, shot Gail or anything. I probably haven’t. I don’t think you have anything to worry about. Though maybe somebody should check on her.

This is a mashup I can get behind.

21 Phrases You Use Without Realizing Without You're Quoting Shakespeare. I actually knew a lot of these because, um, Shakespeare nerd. But ever since I read Troubling a Star, I've been fascinated by just how much of our daily language use can be traced back to the Bard.

Terri Windling over at Myth & Moor has a really interesting post on perfectionism in the creative arts that is worth a read for any artists and writers out there. I know some of it, I've been needing to hear. Thankfully, the anxiety over the sequel and social media seems to be under control, but there are some great things in this post. Even if you're not a writer/artist, give it a look.

Which Justice League Member are you? I got Superman ONLY BECAUSE BLACK CANARY WAS NOT AN OPTION. (that's my story; I'm sticking to it)

Playlist of the Week: Housewives With Chainsaws (it starts with Bust Your Kneecaps and only gets better from there)


Please keep it PG. My mom reads this blog.