— Mario Vargas Llosa pulls down the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature. Plenty of roundups to choose from, but I enjoy the Literary Saloon.
— The Chamber Four Anthology is now available for free download. 25 of the best stories published on the web in the past year, as chosen by the C4 editors. Recommended.
— This is pretty disgraceful.
— I once gave some serious thought to writing a long piece about growing up with the Hardy Boys. Now I don’t have to.
— This interactive literary map of Manhattan is pretty fun and educational. (Thanks, Shuchi)
— For our Florida friends and members, here are some aerial shots of the opposite coast.
— Benjamin Percy on the need to go “All In” as a writer. (Speaking of all in, whatever happened to that Texas Hold ‘Em craze? Sure, WBN moves to Austin and suddenly the game is yesterday’s biscuits.)
— So many of you did such a fine job reading your work at the now-defunct WineStyles in Palm City. What do you think of these ten reading tips from the lovely & talented Heidi Durrow?
— SHAMELESS PLUG OF THE WEEK: The new WriteByNight website has gone live. Check out all of our new offerings.
— I leave you this week with a photo of this cafe that looks like a sideways library, shared by WBN friend Sean Clark. Just plain cool.