Ginn Hale had issues with her print publisher and promised that if the publisher failed to meet it second publication date, she would put out her short story for free. You can find it here.
more animals “There’s an infantilising of women in these programmes – they fall off their high heels or are still obsessed with handbags in their thirties,” agrees Geraghty. “And there’s an acceptance of a completely feminine persona, while many women… more
Welcome to First Page Saturday. Individual authors anonymously send a first page read and critiqued by the Dear Author community of authors, readers and industry others. Anyone is welcome to comment. You may comment anonymously. Added note: Last week, our… more
Welcome to the My First Sale series. Each Friday, Dear Author posts the first sale letter of bestselling authors, debut authors, and authors in between. Douglas Carlton Abrams writes historical fiction for Atria. His debut book, The Lost Diary of… more
I’m not a big fan of collaborations, but when done right like the Cohn/Levithan book, it’s great. This collaboration between designer Vivienne Tam and HP is also great. I’m in lust already. Can’t wait for January 2009. Why not, though,… more
So apparently Annie Proulx gets a lot of manuscripts sexxing up Brokeback Mountain and she's annoyed. According to "Bill Tancer–an online intelligence agent", Galley Cat got the following quote: There's no way to stop people from interacting with your content…. more
Forbes gives five* tips on how to maintain your reading habit in a tight economy. Swap through online sites like paperbackswap.com. Compare prices online. Sell your old books. Try sites like Dailylit.com (I didn't really get this tip) Buy… more
Harlequin has dabbled in the non fiction market in the past , but is launching a new imprint specifically for non fiction. It’s launch title is Love Matters: Remarkable Stories that Touch the Heart and Nourish the Soul by a nighttime… more