There are some great links this week, but all I can think about is macaroni and cheese. Homemade mac and cheese. Kraft mac and cheese. Mac and cheese with breadcrumbs, hot dogs, tuna …
Nothing else matters. You can find your way to the other links.
- All that matters: Tolstoy’s Macaroni and Cheese and Other Recipes from Classic Authors.
- A fascinating look into a 24-hour bookstore in Taipei. More than just books and “cool kids,” Eslite is a refuge for its citizens, and a place where visitors from mainland Chinese can find titles that have been banned. Saturday Night in Taipei, and the Cool Kids Are at the Bookstore
- By Making A Game Out Of Rejection, A Man Conquers Fear. He gets rejected every day. On purpose. In other words, the life of every writer who actively submits their work.
- On that note: Time to dust off ye olde list of Famous People Who Found Success Despite Failures.
- You’ve resigned yourself to another revision. Why not have a laugh before you begin? Faculty Voices with Laura Ruby: A Lot of Rewrites. “A few weeks ago, one of my students asked me how many times I rewrite a book. My usual answer is something like “umptyjillion” or “HAHAHAHAHA.” I’m only being somewhat facetious. I honestly don’t have any idea. All I know is that it’s a lot.”