Welcome to Wednesday, everyone! A small but wonderful group of links today:

Shannon O’Donnell offers this inspiring look at failure (yes, you read that right).

Janice Hardy asks: do your words give the right first impression?

The Guide to Literary Agents blog has this year’s list of best agent blogs.

And a truly wonderful Link of Awesome for this week: A show-jumping cow (via mental_floss).

What great posts have you seen this week? More importantly, have you ever ridden a cow?