Bookmarks for 2011-06-18

June 19th, 2011 | brainjuice

  • More Speculative Realism
    " As I see it, truth is a matter of allusion, not of representational picture-drawing. To improve as a writer means primarily to improve one’s allusive and suggestive power."
    (tags:writing )
  • Trotting ahead of Malthus
    "I have previously discussed Great Britain's unprecedented escape from the Malthusian trap. Such escapes require virtuous cycles, i.e. positive feedback loops that allow productive capital to accumulate faster than it is destroyed. There are a number of these in Britain in the era of escape from the Black Plague to the 19th century, but two of the biggest involved transportation. "
    (tags:history )
  • Leanpub
    "Leanpub helps you connect with readers and sell your ebook, while you’re writing it and after it’s done."
    (tags:ebooks )
  • Still Alive (June 2011 Edition)
    "As the image above shows, I had the ridiculously good fortune to have been asked to contribute a short essay to SVK, a graphic novella written by Warren Ellis and drawn by Matt "D'Israeli" Booker. Did I mention the introduction by William Freaking Gibson?"
    (tags:peopleiknow SVK )

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  1. You can find Warren on Twitter: @warrenellis