Time for another mash-up of things I’ve gleaned from the interwebs (other than pictures of cats).

Great article at the Writer Beware blog about when to refuse a contract (complete with reference links): http://accrispin.blogspot.com/2012/11/guest-blog-post-mustering-courage-to.html

A couple of great articles from LiveScience about dreaming here http://www.livescience.com/24707-dreams-sleep-science.html and here http://www.livescience.com/17290-facts-dreams-nightmares.html.

Don’t be drinking anything (you have been warned) when you read Kristen Lamb’s latest blog post. The WANA guru for writers has hit this one out of the park. http://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/2012/11/14/why-settle-for-your-readers-wallet-when-you-can-get-in-her-pants/

For a turn of mood, stop by the Prescription for Murder blog for a discussion about deadly flowers: http://jamesjmurray.wordpress.com/2012/11/14/flowering-plants-beautiful-but-deadly/

From the Huffington Post, 7 Creativity Tips From a Top Mathematicianhttp://www.huffingtonpost.com/hilary-harkness/creativity_b_2111428.html

And now for something completely different, I am a recent Ana White fan. She’s got a great DIY project on her website for a farm table, just in time for Thanksgiving: http://ana-white.com/2012/11/plans/farmhouse-table-updated-pocket-hole-plans

And I received my latest writerly toy tool from Writer’s Digest yesterday. The Storymatic: http://thestorymatic.com/

And finally, a rational (and short) article listing the basic pros and cons of self-publishing from DailyWritingTips.com: http://www.dailywritingtips.com/10-rewards-and-risks-of-self-publishing/

Friday frappe.
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