useful links

For the picture book side of the brain: -- Picture books are effective teaching tools.

WritingFix -- Check out the information on writing picture books and novels. There are lots of good ideas hiding in that busy website. -- Your favorite books are brought to life in the form of food! -- Write your own book with these creative story starters.

For the cyberpunk/science fiction side of the brain:

Sci-Fi Science -- The science behind science fiction.

io9 -- They come from the future

TED -- Ideas worth sharing.

Gizmodo -- Because science fiction isn't fiction anymore

Digital Nation -- Transcript from PBS show on being constantly plugged in.

sci-fi-recipes -- bring science fiction to the kitchen table

For word-lovers in general:

The Hot Word -- Teaching us what words really mean

Literary Rambles -- Casey McCormick collects information on editors and agents so YOU don't have to.

Daily Writing Tips -- To ensure you're a better writer every day.

More to come...