Listen. I'm having one of those days when I should be anywhere else but on my blog. But here are some other book related links from local bloggers that should interest you.
Glenda picks up the question of SpongeBob's sexuality and the true nature of his relationship with Patrick the Starfish (which may be the reason for the book becoming "restricted") and then gives us an environmentalists insights into the erotic lives of sponges.
Zafar asks and answers a question that I've been pondering: Ever wondered why the poets in Singapore generally outnumber the island state's prose writers?
From Xeus' blog I found a link to a very interesting page on the Thai Oasis website about a genre I hadn't heard about before: Bangkok Fiction.
Eric has an interview with Adibah Amin, co-written with MPH's Renee Koh, in which she talks about the writing craft. It's going to appear in the January issue of Quill. (I want my copy right now.)
Young Ted has emerged on the further shore of the Nanowrimo drowning, not waving. (No doubt he'll tell us all about his experiences when he finishes coughing up water.) He has a book review in Starmag to brag about, and yet another rejection letter to proudly add to his collection. (Well if you must start at The Paris Review and The New Yorker instead of Silverfish New Writing ...). Here's a great use for rejection letters by the way - send them to Lulu.com and have them turned into toilet paper. Then you can really put them behind you.
And having been Jeffooied, I've now been DaftOied. I probably deserved it, jumping in with big-mouth opinions (shock horror!) which other people did not welcome ... particularly as they come from a Brit ... which seem to bring out a certain degree of post-colonial inferiority in the aforesaid pseudononymous blogger. Maybe he should change the name of his blog to CheapShots?
The difference between being Jeffoied and DaftOied? About 500 hits.
Can I go now?
(Pic = SpongeBob of course. Much hotter than DaftOi.)