Here are a couple of things which caught my fancy:
I'm reposting a video I caught on the Dystel & Goderich blog:
Watch it with a young person.
And over at the Guide to Literary Agents blog, Chuck Sambuchino is running his "(Third) Worst Storyline Ever" contest:
I plan to enter. (I'm a big fan of prizes for bad writing.) Why don't the rest of you have a crack at it?