Patricia Bray with a perspective on people giving away her books for free on the internet. Oh, she’s okay with you loaning a book to a friend to get them hooked, but she does still want to make a living.
Mike Shevdon going on about his agent (hey – that’s me!) and editor doing things other than just making the sale happen. Plus he has great news to share over on the Angry Robot site. [Note: Mike is a debut author who queried me as per the submission guidelines with the 5 pages; truly debut, not even a short story credit to be seen.]
Laura Anne Gilman with a few comments on the so-called Secret Push (cousin to the Secret Handshake). Interesting thoughts in post and comments on just getting the book done.
C.E. Murphy has joined the ranks of those ransoming work — you can pledge and get a new Janx and Daisani story: Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight.
I can never resist when my clients cook — here’s Ekaterina Sedia’s Crepes recipe and filling recommendations.
Bonus link: Jay Lake on tor.com discussing faith in your writing. “Writers and critics and fans talk a lot about suspension of disbelief, but it seems to me that belief is far more important than disbelief.”