* Martha Wells reports: “I have a short story up at Podcastle, “Thorns” read by C.S.E. Cooney. It was originally in Realms of Fantasy in 1995, and was the first short story I ever had published: http://podcastle.org/2013/09/25/podcastle-279-thorns/”
* Here’s the most recent episode of Writing Excuses via Mary Robinette Kowal. It was recorded at the “Out of Excuses Retreat,” and the questions came from the attendees.
* From Mike Shevdon, some thoughts on providing content and what it’s worth. “Far too often authors are being asked to contribute their work for no reward other than the pleasure of pleasing others. It’s insidious, and at the base of it is the implicit assumption that an author’s work has little or no value, particularly when there is so much available for free.” Read the rest at Wattpad – Reaching the Next Generation of Readers?