Friday Fun: some tidbits

It’s been a long week, O Ye Faithful Readers, so here are a few links for your amusement.  I am now going to fall face first into my nest and snore.  Happy weekend!

Writing tips from George R. R. Martin and Robin Hobb

An excerpt of Rick Yancey’s The Infinite Sea

The cover art for Peter V. Brett’s The Skull Throne

What happens when you take shrooms at Comic-Con

And purely for the cute factor, a cat plays peek-a-boo in a knitted lampshade.