(A brief list of links to keep you writing this week.)

“Someone reading a book is a sign of order in the world,” an essay by Mary Ruefle

Poets read for TV at Poeteevee

“When you tell yourself the story of your life, the story of your day, you edit and rewrite and weave a narrative out of a collection of random experiences and events.” Read more: “Everything Is Fiction”

“The Charm of Difficulty,” an essay by Robert Gluck. (This essay is part of Writers on writing, craft discussions and author interviews presented by Fourteen Hills.)

Astronomy picture of the day — an image each day of space

“I never knew I liked / night descending like a tired bird on a smoky wet plain” -from “Things I Didn’t Know I Loved” by Nazim Hikmet