Here are some links to while away your Friday:
A piece about Neal Stephenson's excellent-sounding project Hieroglyph.
Adam Roberts reviews the entire 2012 Clarke Award short list in his usual entertaining manner.
The lovely folks over at Pornokitsch review Jason Starr's The Pack.
Various reports on the goings on at Eastercon.
Catherynne Valente has a post about what would happen if Christopher Priest were a woman.
And, lastly, Marcus at Gollancz on the Fall and Rise of Vampires.