We’ve been contemplating getting me an ebook reader for a few months. I have joint problems, and honestly, it isn’t a whole lot of fun dislocating a thumb from holding a hardcover book. 😀 Okay, so in all fairness, I dislocate my wrist when I slice bread, so this isn’t all that unusual… Then the… Continue reading Mobile Phone = eBook Reader
A Potentially Very Cool Site
Is currently in construction. It’s a Tor site. You know Tor – publishers of science fiction and fantasy. You can read more about it on Making Light. The basic idea behind the new site – as I interpret it – is a community for people who enjoy reading speculative fiction and all sorts of other… Continue reading A Potentially Very Cool Site
Self-Published Author Signs 7-Figure Book Deal
Auria Cortes mentioned a news story about an author who initially self-published a book and then went on to sign a two book deal for more than $2 million. In the publishing world, this is not a common sight. While it’s true that some self-published authors later get signed on by publishing houses, it’s rare… Continue reading Self-Published Author Signs 7-Figure Book Deal
Arts Festival in India
I recently learned about an arts festival taking place in India from the 2nd – 10th February 2008 called the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival. It’s been taking place since 1999 and is named after the area in Mumbai (formerly Bombay) where it’s taking place. Sadly, I can’t find any current festival information on their site,… Continue reading Arts Festival in India
Placidia the novel – First Draft is DONE!!!!!
I have a novel I’ve been working on and off for the last three or three and a half years, and this morning, I finished my first draft. (Laurie does the snoopy dance.) It was hard work. It was frustrating. I gave up on it three times for six months to a year or so… Continue reading Placidia the novel – First Draft is DONE!!!!!