Best of the Web

bestofthewebConverge Magazine published this post about being single and NOT waiting for a spouse.

Maggie Stiefvater wrote this incredible post about profanity in her writing.

You hear often about compulsions, but The Atlantic wrote about the darker side of OCD: obsessions.

I’m fascinated by strange, quirky stories like this one about an elephant who charged a train.

My friend Addie wrote this beautiful post about speaking in tongues and being a writer.

Rachelle Gardner wrote about how writers’ lives are a paradox.

Indulgd posted these thought-provoking photographs.

Pentatonix put out my favorite video of theirs yet, a medley of Daft Punk songs!

In this TED talk, Neil Harbisson discusses how he listens to color.  (Literally.)

One more TED talk: Neurologist V.S. Ramachandran looks deep into the brain’s most basic mechanisms.  Probably the best TED talk I have ever seen.

And here’s another post about not waiting around for a spouse.

Addie tells why she asks nosy questions.

Joshua Lancette asks if anxiety is a lack of faith.

Alison Cherry discusses 9 things she wished she’d known about publishing.

Mary wrote a brilliant poem about hope.

Maureen Johnson discusses whether it’s worthwhile for creative writers to get an MFA.