Monday, August 15, 2011

Link roundup

1. Win a Kindle (if you're 6 to 14):

Can you write a thrilling, gripping story in just 247 words? We've teamed up with top author Neil Gaiman to set the writing challenge of the summer!

Take the title 'The Guardian', and let your imagination run wild. Tell your story in 247 words exactly, send it to us and the best story will win a Kindle pre-loaded with Neil Gaiman's amazing books published by Bloomsbury (including The Graveyard Book and Coraline). Five runners-up will each received a signed copy of The Graveyard Book.
Details and Neil's story here.

2. Google bought Motorola.

3. "Two construction workers were stuck in an elevator that was filling with water, Captain Melvin explained, with a hint of amazement in his voice. By the time firefighters arrived, the water level had risen as high as the two trapped men’s necks."