No, I'm not guest posting about cyanide, nor doing a guest blog posting involving cyanide.
I was watching Skyfall recently (I can't get enough of Adele's theme song!) and was troubled about the scene when Javier Bardem takes a prosthetic out of his cheek and claims that hydrogen cyanide corroded his face away, without killing him. My Medical Mondays alarm bells went off, and after a quick google search, found the truth:
The Science of Cyanide in Skyfall and other Spy Flicks
Oh Those Movie Spies and Their Cyanide Pills
It's nice to see people set the record straight about whether this plot hold was microscopic or the size of a pancake. A very large pancake.
Today I'm guest posting over on the League of Extraordinary Writers on my writing rituals.
Last week, the lovely Jessica Spotswood hosted me for one of her Thrice Interviews.
Also, if you haven't read it, Jessica did an extremely eye-opening and honest blog post about managing expectations. What happens when you get a huge (as in, eye-bulging huge) deal for a book series and it doesn't hit the NY Times bestseller list? It's a very honest blog post worth reading.
I was featured in the Breaking In section of Writer's Digest!
So how is your January going? Still sticking to your resolutions so far? Do you tend to pick apart plot holes in the movies you watch, or just brush aside belief for the sake of the experience?