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Victim or Perpetrator?

The Guardian recently published a piece called “Am I Being Catfished?” An Author Confronts Her Number One Online Critic. In the article, author Kathleen Hale describes her anxiety after her first book came out, how she obsessed over Amazon and Goodreads and other review sites. I can definitely relate to this part. Book #10 comes(…)

Writer’s Ink: N. K. Jemisin

N. K. Jemisin recently posted a pic of her brand new tattoo on Facebook. Naturally, I immediately asked if she’d be willing to talk about it for Writer’s Ink For those of you who aren’t familiar with Jemisin … where exactly have you been? I’ve reviewed her books here and here. She’s a good writer,(…)

Cool Stuff Friday

Friday has spent the past few years building up an immunity to iocaine powder. The Mary Sue presents a gallery of cute kid cosplay from NYCC. Animal family portraits. (I feel like I may have posted this one before. But they’re cute and I’m tired, so I don’t care.) LEGO Mash-up with Han Solo, Malcolm(…)

Kindle Scout

A tweet from Damien Walter led me to Amazon’s Kindle Scout page, which I hadn’t heard about before. It looks to me like an Amazonian hybrid approach to publishing. Basically, you submit your unpublished book of 50K words or more. After a short review period (to make sure your book is acceptable), you get a(…)