When it comes to personal plugs, I have a new essay at BSC Review: eBook Pricing – The Chicken or the Egg Dilemma.
Oh, and since there are a lot of retired tabletop RPG gamers who are also authors, someone should host a one-shot game for them. Perhaps during a con?
And important plug for the day is John T. Unger's situation: Imitator Sues Me to Overturn Copyrights: Please Help Defend My Art.
- Dragonmount interviews Dragonmount (Wheel of Time website) creator Jason. (via Tor Books)
- Dappled Things interviews John C. Wright.
- Fanboys of the Universe interviews Steve Berman.
- Adventures in SciFi Publishing interviews J.C. Hutchins (podcast).
- Ellz Readz interviews Roxanne Rhoads. (via Literary Escapism)
- Bitten by Books interviews Raine Delight. (via Literary Escapism)
- Marshall Payne interviews Fred Coppersmith.
- Genreville interviews Charles de Lint.
- Locus Magazine interview excerpts with Connie Willis.
- Suvudu interviews Michael Wm. Kaluta.
- Jeff VanderMeer interviews Murder by Death.
- John Scalzi profiles Nicole Peeler.
- Borders Blog interviews R.A. Salvatore.
- Fantasy Book Critic interviews Shilpa Agarwa.
- Pimp My Novel interviews Shelli Johannes.
- Details interviews Brandon Sanderson. (via Tor/Forge Blog)
- Michael Stackpole on One Example of Why Intellectual Property Rights are Important.
- Mark Coker on Do Authors Still Need Publishers? (via Larry Ketchersid)
- David Hewson on So why do you want to write? (via Sarah Pinborough)
- Online Universities on 101 Book Blogs You Need to Read.
- Ying Compestsine on Ghosts to My Rescue.
- Megan Crewe on Story Psych: A Semi-Scientific Look at What Makes a Good Story.
- Jaymee Goh on The Roundtable of DOO- I mean, of Race and Steampunk.
- Angela Slatter On Reverse Engineering for Writers.
- Amy Sterling Casil on The Voice That Killed Sci Fi As We Knew It.
- Courier Journal on Teen books lure grown-up eyes. (via Justine Larbalestier)
- Rachelle Gardner on The Process of Getting an Agent.
- Richard Dansky on A Herd of Writers? Of Course I’ve Heard of Writers.
- Spectrum 17 Call for Entries.
- Scary Angry Robot mask for Halloween!
- Moxyland Short Story Winners.
- Wizards of the Coast Novel Writer's Guidelines. (via Paul S. Kemp)
- Smartphone eBook Readers Multiply.
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