Links for Sunday, October 3, 2010

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  • Troutgirl: 36 Hours in my Silicon Valley – “Before dinner, I like to take my friends to watch the sun set over the decades-old apricot trees at the Sunnyvale heritage orchard. Before it was called Silicon Valley, this area was known as the Valley of Heart’s Delight, and it was a famous fruit-growing region… of which this small plot of Blenheim apricots is the last vestige.
  • Mary Robinette Kowal: Debut Author Lessons: 10 Things About Signing Books – “One of the ways that an author connects to the reader is by signing books. Here are some of the things that I’ve learned about signing things — not having a signing event, but the actual act of autographing.