rivkat: Dean reading (dean reading)
( Nov. 30th, 2010 01:44 pm)
last 2 weeks of Chuck )

Pro tip: when in the course of work you have to Google for images of the Naked Cowgirl, remember that you have SafeSearch turned off.

The Middle East, women's writing, Ted Chiang, Stephen King, magic CSI, Lois McMaster Bujold )
Independent of one another, thankfully.

I signed up for [livejournal.com profile] kamikazeremix. This ought to be interesting.

Usage/typographic conventions question: Italics for non-personal name proper nouns like band names and restaurants in RPF--is this some convention borrowed from entertainment reporting? I’m seeing it in RPF a lot. Did it come from bandom maybe? I can’t lie, it freaks me out because it feels like one more trick trademark owners have pulled, convincing people that their words are super-special and must be treated differently, like they’re untranslated non-English words or something. And now it’s in my fiction.

Bad nonfiction about Angel the series and fiction about ethnocentric space explorers and the savages they save )



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