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Random Numbers?

More and more, the business of book sales is something authors need to understand. Whether you’re self-publishing and doing all your own publicity and promotion, or a mid-lister at a Big Five publisher, doing almost all your own publicity and promotion, or a successful best-seller urged by your publisher to do more publicity and promotion, it helps to know what numbers are out there and what they mean. 404 more words

Business Of Writing

Interview in Electric Literature

I was interviewed recently by book critic and educator Heather Scott Partington for Electric Literature. Here are a few extracts:

“Magical things happen, but [ 219 more words


The Best Literary Links I’ve Come Across This Week (Round 3)

It’s that time again—the time when I reveal all the bright and shiny things I found this week while wandering the deepest, darkest corners of the Internet… 109 more words



Check out Jacob Singer‘s review of Angela Woodward‘s Natural Wonders (FC2) at Electric Literature!

An excerpt:
“Her sentences direct the reader to both see and perceive the world in a specific ways, each word pointing and painting, each phrase indicating and illuminating. 51 more words

Short Story Awards

photo: Jane Eaton Hamilton, unknown date

This is a cause near and dear to my heart; I know if I were endowing an award, it would be for short fiction. 13 more words

Articles By Others

How They Disappeared: A Reading List

Disappearance takes many forms. It can be self-imposed (going off the grid), a medical metaphor (dementia, amnesia or Alzheimer’s) or an act of violence (kidnapping, murder, conspiracy). 342 more words


Link Party: 2/22-2/26

If you’re into DIYing, I just started a cool new gig as an eHow contributor! You can read my articles here.

Here’s what I read this week: 250 more words