Meanwhile, buddy Steve Berman writes in to mention that Filipino Noel Alumit is up for the The James Duggins Mid-Career Author Award, which will be awarded on the Saints & Sinners Literary Festival.
- Jane Austen's World interviews Vera Nazarian.
- Aidan Moher interviews Ari Marmell.
- All Things Urban Fantasy interviews Lori Devoti.
- Star Wars Action News interviews Paul S. Kemp (podcast).
- John Scalzi's The Big Idea: Ian Tregillis.
- Jay Lake on More on ebooks, pricing and licensing and Yet another dip into ebooks and licensing.
- SFWA on How to Kill Your Imaginary Friends: Tools for the Toolbox: Going Viral.
- Ellen Datlow photos: WHC/Stokers 2010, Odysseycon 2010.
- Deborah J. Ross on The Writing Life: The Magic Phone Call.
- Amy Sterling Casil on Infinite Imagination.
- Juliette Wade on Where am I? - Setting versus Grounding.
- Andrew Wheeler on Reading by ARC Light.
- Janice Hardy on Books are like Ogres.
- Jason Sanford on Is Online Genre Fiction All Powerful?
- Nathan Bransford on The Greatest Strength of a Writer: Willpower.
- Alan Rinzler on Shelf wars: What authors need to know about bookstore visibility.
- George R. R. Martin's "Dothraki" language is being created for the HBO series.
- Aussiecon 4 Rates Go Up on May 1.
- Ekaterina Sedia has a call for submissions for her new anthology.
- RIP John Schoenherr, 1935-2010.
- Clarion West looking has a vacant Executive Director Position. (via Locus)
Ardeur: 14 Writers on the Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Series edited by Laurell K. Hamilton