1) It’s Banned Books Week, y’all. Make sure you read something that some idjit has tried to get removed from the shelves of the local library.
2) Jo Walton introduces us to The Suck Fairy, one of the meanest little fey to come down the pike.
3) Paolo Bacogalupi is “one incredibly determined motherfucker.” Best point: a writer must have “the willingness to accept failure and not let it stop you, and to not let that define you.”
4) My new Forces of Geek column is up. It’s about writing!