Friday, November 25, 2005

village voice > vls > North by Northeaster by Jenny Davidson

The Sherlock Holmes quote: "When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth," encapsulates Stephen King's latest novella, "North by Northeasater."

Read entire article by clicking on the title link.

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

'Potter' series casts a spell over entire genre - Yahoo! News

Science fiction and fantasy writers be heartened by this article, appearing in USA Today. It appears that sales of science fiction and fantasy have jumped 8.5% in the past five years.

Click on the link and find out why.

Thursday, November 17, 2005

village voice > vls > Quit Lit by Izzy Grinspan

With the recent publication of Lauren Weisberger's second novel, Everyone Worth Knowing, job-horror fiction has officially come into its own—but only for women.

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I can relate to job horror. Work sucks the life from you like a vampire.

ABC News: How to Write a Novel in 30 Days

Nov. 17, 2005 — Are you convinced you have a novel in you but just don't want to spend all that time and mental effort to actually work on it?

If that's the case, you could join 60,000 other intrepid, wanna-be novelists competing in National Novel Writers Month (NaNoWriMo for short) — a sprint to finish a 50,000-word novel from scratch during the month of November.

Friday, November 11, 2005

BOOK INDUSTRY STATISTICS

A MUST READ

Here are some interesting facts and figures about the book industry.

Sunday, November 06, 2005

Reading Like the Dickens

Stamford University Recreates Vitoriana

Wednesday, November 02, 2005

SHOW ME THE MONEY

Sales and Royalty Info.

I have no idea how many sales this is based on, but found it interesting, nonetheless.

Shawn