Maker’s Mark waters down its bourbon to meet rising demand – I don’t like this and I don’t even drink bourbon. Maker’s Mark whiskey is in such high demand that they are watering down their existing stock to meet it. ”We’ve worked carefully to reduce the alcohol by volume (ABV) by just 3%,” the email sai.dQuartz
Edith Houghton, former baseball prodigy and MLB’s first female scout, dies at 100 – Edith Houghton was a phenom who played shortstop for an all girls professional team and became the first female pro baseball scout, a stint interrupted by military services during the Korean War. She died at age 100 last week. Her contributions to baseball were so tremendous that her uniform hangs in Cooperstown. As it should.Yahoo Sports
eBook Gift Card Startup Livrada Launches Now Sells to Authors – Nate at the Digital Reader reports that Livrada is now offering ebook cards taht publishers and authors can use to promote their books. I think this is a great idea for signings and real world events. Many authors print out postcards or other paper promotional material for their ebooks and this would allow readers to acquire a new book yet another way. The Digital Reader
Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She self publishes NA and contemporaries (and publishes with Berkley and Montlake) and spends her downtime reading romances and writing about them. Her TBR pile is much larger than the one shown in the picture and not as pretty.
You can reach Jane by email at jane @ dearauthor dot com