Pixel Picks – weekly(ish) links from around the web: interviews, articles, essays, poetry, fiction and non.
This week brings literary wardrobes, writing tips, dream lands, bad reviews, and bad sex.
Bad Sex: The inaugural Bad Sex in Fiction Prize Nominee’s are here!! Here’s a taste from Men Like Air by Tom Connolly: “He watched her passport rise gradually out of the back pocket of her jeans in time with the rhythmic bobbing of her buttocks as she sucked him. He arched over her back and took hold of the passport before it landed on the pimpled floor.”
Well Dressed: Well dressed authors and sustainable sartorial selections? Yes please.
How to Be A Writer: Rebecca Solnit’s 101 guide to writing.
Bookish Dreamscapes: Illustrations by Jungho Lee for Bibliophiles to get lost in.
Pissed Off: There are many reasons why people give or sell books to second hand bookstores, and one of the main reasons is that they didn’t like it. This bookstore owner talks of the grumpy reviews left in said books.