32674A few links to liven things up
- Mar 3, 2014The list seems to be kind of dead lately. It does still exist, right?Here are a few links of stories I either found interesting or wrote myself. (Or wrote myself and THEN found interesting. I can do that!)Sunita at Dear Author seems to think self-publishing (she says "genre fiction" in the headline, but really means self-publishing) is creating an e-book 'market for lemons':http://dearauthor.com/ebooks/is-genre-fiction-creating-a-market-for-lemons/Passive Guy had some choice remarks about that:And I had a few, also:http://www.teleread.com/ebooks/are-self-published-e-books-a-market-for-lemons-or-is-it-just-sour-grapes/(I'm particularly proud of that headline, though I suppose it's not really as clever as I like to think it is.)**Did folks hear about the big kerfuffle over the Hugo Awards the other day? The convention chairs of LonCon3, this year's WorldCon venue, decided to appoint a transgressive comedian known for risque humor to emcee the Hugos...and all heck broke loose.http://www.teleread.com/chris-meadows/appointment-of-british-comedian-jonathan-ross-as-hugo-awards-emcee-triggers-brief-spat/**And finally, here's a book review I posted a few days ago that might point out a useful tool to any writers on the list...--
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