Interesting Links: January 31, 2015

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It’s interesting links day, so here are my lovely offerings for my lovely followers. In this week’s mix I have included: 31 photos that will make you uncomfortable, a discussion on sexism in the literary world, a list of 15 famous people who used to be teachers, and 35 photos highlighting people’s funny but passive-aggressive approaches to life.

Happy reading wonderful people!

31 Photos That Will Make You More Uncomfortable Than They Should

I’ll admit, this link is a bit on the stupid side, but some of these photos really did make me uncomfortable – so I thought it’d be only fair for me to share the pain with you. 😀

Jodi Picoult does not have time for literary world sexism

Last week I finished reading Jodi Picoult‘s WWII novel, ‘The Storyteller’, I have to say, it was amazing in a rather shell-shocking sort of way. I found this recent interview with Picoult, published by Daily Life, insightful in that it discusses her views on the differences for female and male romance writers. The article explains what happened when she tried to publish one of her works under the guise of a man. Picoult also has a few choice words for fellow esteemed romance writer, Nicholas Sparks…

15 Famous People Who Used to Teach

Since I’ve taught before, I’m hoping I might one day be onto this list… Anyway, there are some surprising people noted, the most surprising to me is Gene Simmons from Kiss. I really can’t imagine being one of his students, I’m sure it would be frightening.

35 People Doing Passive-Aggressive Way Better Than You

I loved this compilation and the extent some people will go to to make a point. I won’t ruin any surprises here, but  if you’ve got time, browse this list. I hope you get a chuckle out of it.

 


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Katerina Simms is a Romance Writer & Recovering Former Mermaid, born on a sunny Mediterranean island. These days she resides in Melbourne, Australia, where she spends her days writing novels and musing on her highly successful blog. For regular updates, feel free to Subscribe to her newsletter.

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