Adventures Around the Web August 19-25, 2017
The Passive Voice
This is a quote from a Raymond Chandler story. Wow. Just wow.
Susan Elia MacNeal on Signature
When I was in school, history that was taught wasn’t particularly interesting. It was dates and events, not about the people. Finding things like this on the internet gives history a very different perspective that’s often lost. And well…spies. Shared from Gail Reid in the Desert Storm Combat Women Facebook group.
Number two is awesome!
This is a ship graveyard in Maryland. I would check it out, but it’s only accessible via the water. But the story about it is pretty cool.
Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Kris was was in the starting place for the eclipse, so it’s got a lot of good details. But it also talks about how hyped it was and people planned for big business in the totality areas–and didn’t get enough business. Which slides right into what publishers do with books, like assuming everyone will buy a book because it’s like another book. Very interesting post on marketing.