I’ve been very hard at work finishing up the edits for Jacob Wonderbar and the Interstellar Time Warp, though some of that hard work happened in quite an idyllic spot.
Thank you Moss Beach Distillery!
Posts should hopefully get a bit more frequent now that I have more time, but due to writing fatigue I’m reverting to digest form to give you some of the top links from the past few weeks.
Scarcity and Abundance (via Mira)
Author Turow fears DOJ Apple Suit Would Empower Amazon (disclosure: link is to CNET, where I work)
Comment! of! the! Week! There were many great comments on what the Harry Potter e-books mean for the world of authors – here’s a great counterpoint by Anonymous about why it really is a big deal:
I think the big deal is when all the best selling authors walk away from their publishers and do this.
will publishers think if James Patterson does this next? Stephen King
has already played in this pool. Will he go back and try again?
the big publishers bread and butter authors walk out the door because
they have name recognition, what will the big publishers do? Will they
start appreciating their mid-list authors? Oh, wait, they have moved
The dominoes can topple pretty fast.
And finally, this is totally mesmerizing. The ocean currents illustrated, Van Gogh style (via io9)
Have a great week!