One of my favorite YouTube channels has to be Wisecrack. I tune in weekly for Sparky Sweets, PhD. the host of Thug Notes who give us the lowdown on classic literature. He’s funny, poignant, and educational. This latest episode has climbed the list and become one of my favorites as Sweets lays down the happenings in the H.P. Lovecraft classic: At the Mountains of Madness. Give it a watch below and educate yo self.
It’s time to share a few interesting links I have found throughout the week. Some of these I mention on Twitter, if you’re not already following me there, please do! Have a link I should feature in the upcoming year? Let me know!
Building A Better Cover
I want to draw attention to this article I posted yesterday where I share some advice on what you can do as an indie writer to create a stunning cover for your book.
Adam Magyar takes stunning motion photos using custom built cameras. The results are shockingly beautiful. If there’s one link you click today, make it this one. (Thanks to Erik Hedberg for the tip.)
Illusion Painting by Daniel Siering and Mario Shu
One tree and a carefully placed wrapping makes for an awesome optical illusion that is just too cool.
Photos of Families Posing With Everything They Own
As you’ll see the actual title ends with: “Will Make You Appreciate What You Have.” For some folks that might be the case, but for me this photo series made me realize many of us have too much.
The Top 20 TV Songs You Tracked Down This Year
Shazam is an app that helps you discover a song you’re listening too, it’s pretty handy. Here’s the list of the top 20 songs their users discovered last year. Clearly The Walking Dead is doing something right.
Lovecraft Story of the Week:
At the Mountains of Madness
One of Lovecraft’s most loved stories is a good read for the new year. It’s longer than most of his stuff, so if you don’t want to read it online you can get audio editions all over the place.
Farewell Gif of the Week:
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