- I'm honestly bored by chess (I prefer Go) but check out this article as an astronaut faces off against Earth in a chess match.
- Paper Golem LLC is open to novella submissions! (Now that's not something you see every day... Maybe Nathan Ballingrud will get his wish of an annual collection of the best novellas.)
- Small Beer Press is on sale! 20% goes to Obama! Kelly Link's Magic for Beginners is also available for download (save for two stories).
- James Maxey is giving away copies of his book, Nobody Gets the Girl, in a contest every Tuesday. You can also win a rare chapbook by composing superhero-themed haikus.
- Matt Staggs interviews Daryl Gregory (Pandemonium).
- Spout Blog has an article on 10 Coolest Film Presidents (no Morgan Freeman from Deep Impact?). Matt Staggs asks who're our equivalents for fiction (Peter Wiggin?).