Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Assorted Interesting Links

My links list in the sidebar is long enough that it is starting to annoy me, so I'm going to move all of them from the sidebar to this post (and add an occasional description) and link to this post from the sidebar.  It will simplify things immensely around here.  So, without further ado:

Alagaësia — The official website for Christopher Paolini's Inheritance Cycle
Anthony Horowitz — The official website of the author-screenwriter
The Bleat — A website of James Lileks, who is a very funny man
The Cranky Professor — One of my absolute favorites
FIRE — A non-profit civil liberties organization
Garth Nix — The author's official website
Geoffrey Chaucer Hath a Blog — Sporadically updated and hilarious
J.K. Rowling — Her official website
Jane Espenson — Official website of the BSG screenwriter
Jim Butcher — The internet authority on the author of The Dresden Files
Orson Scott Card — The official website of one of science fiction's greats
Out Of The Woods Now — A thoughtful blog by a fellow lit enthusiast
Piled Higher and Deeper — A webcomic about grad school
Sedenion — A mathematician blogs about sundry topics 
Shur'tugal — A fansite for Christopher Paolini's oeuvre
Talk of Summertime — One of my most favorite blogs
Whatever — A blog by author John Scalzi
The Wonder Cabinet — James A. Owen, author-illustrator par excellence
Wormtalk and Slugspeak — An Anglo-Saxonist and Tolkien enthusiast
XKCD — A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language