Continuing with our theme of bizarre art this week, I thought a little Kafka would get us in the mood for linky goodness. But first…

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Melly’s finally coming home now that the cease fire is in effect. We can all be thankful for that . . . Fiction is still dead. Hm. And the President’s poll numbers are gonna break 40 percent any day now. MJ Rose comments as well (h/t GalleyCat) . . . . . thinking of going into debt to get an MFA in creative writing? Read this (h/t Rarely Likable) . . . . I hope this isn’t the kiss of death for this mystery writer’s debut (h/t Booksquare) . . . . Eric’s got a great post on consistency and creativity . . . . Jack’s back, and he’s got a new look. Go check . . . . Harlequin’s chick/action line Bombshell bites the dust (h/t Cindy Meyers) . . . . Jason Pinter discusses Starbuck’s new book-of-the-month project . . . . .

More links after the jump.

It’s called Thesauritius, and Paperback Writer has the cure . . . . Allison Brennan lifts the veil on her own revision-hell . . . . Charles deLint disappoints Random Reader . . . . . Smart Bitches take on another of Romancelandia’s canons (warning: graphic. And hilarious).

I’ve gotta peace-out now. I may pop back on later for a few more links. Until then, write on!

About Kathleen Bolton

Kathleen Bolton is co-founder of Writer Unboxed. She has written two novels under the pseudonym Cassidy Calloway: Confessions of a First Daughter, and Secrets of a First Daughter--both books in a YA series about the misadventures of the U.S. President's teen-aged daughter, published by HarperCollins. Her current project, Slumber, under the pen name Tamara Blake, released July of 2013 and is a dark suspense fantasy novel for teens.