July 15th, 2010

Atlantis 3

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Re the The Door into Fire rec yesterday: estara posted a link to Smashwords where The Door into Fire and The Door into Shadow are available as ebooks.

Pub Rants: Bookscan is great -- except when it's not For some genres, it can be off by 50 or 60%. That’s a lot. ...
Why is this important? Well, if you are a midlist author looking to move houses, well, guess what numbers the editors are looking at in order to base a decision of whether they want to offer for you or not? You guessed it. Bookscan.

Aqueduct Press: Doing the Right Thing by Andrea Hairston I attended an intriguing panel on Sexuality and Gender in Contemporary F&SF at Readercon this past weekend. Caitlin R. Kiernan, K.A. Laity, Benjamin Rosenbaum, and Catherynne M. Valente had a lively discussion about taboos, artists and their responsibility to their audiences, and consensual artistic exchange.

Author C.E. Murphy is is writing a subscription novella to raise money to make a rent payment.