* Free Fiction: Jay Lake offers “The Angel’s Daughter“. At 1,200 words, this originally appeared in the August, 2004 issue of Realms of Fantasy, then was reprinted in Fantasy: The Best of 2004. Jay says: “If you like the story, please consider subscribing to Realms of Fantasy.”
* Kristine Smith’s latest post at group blog SF Novelists: she talks about deadlines and the ways your brain can trick you.
* Kameron Hurley on keeping your writing weird enough.
* Alison Kent talks about her writing and its related food cravings. And, courtesy of myself and more clients, some recipes: Rabbit Stifado (me), Red Wine Risotto with Beef and Pignoli (Laura Anne Gilman), Cabbage Unrolls (Jena Snyder).