I enjoyed Stephen King’s new short story, “Herman Wouk Is Still Alive,” and his interview with James Parker about “the creative process, the state of fiction, and more.”
YA authors and anyone else interested in teen-centric environments, check out Rania Matar’s photo series A Girl And Her Room. I’m an absolute sucker for this kind of thing. If you are too, may I also commend to your attention Adrienne Salinger’s now-vintage In My Room: Teenagers In Their Bedrooms from 1995, and also teenagebedroom.tumblr.com, commencing 2010 and continuing as I type.
I don’t have a table at Stumptown this year, but I’ll probably be lurking around some. If you’re in Portland, you should too! (Come to Stumptown, I mean — whether to lurk is your choice.)
Finally,†Barbara Hambly reminds us of the importance of refueling. I’m linking to this in part to remind myself to do it.