Need a remedy for the late-winter blahs? Suvudu announced they’ve got your cure. They’ll be hosting a live round-table discussion of Paranormal and Urban Fantasy. See the website for details: On February 17 (at 4pm EST), we’re bringing in some of the hottest voices in Paranormal Romance and Urban Fantasy for a round-table discussion and … Read more
I get to read a lot of interviews with writers, editors, publishers, and other assorted interesting people. This interview posted on Tartitude is very fun. Not just because award-winning NYT best-selling author Laura Kinsale has a new book out, but Hope101’s interview questions aren’t just the same old standards, either, and Ms. Kinsale’s answers have humor, … Read more
A rather silly and inaccurate article from WSJ proclaiming The Death of the Slush Pile. An excellent post on agent Janet Reid’s blog, Slush Works. A discussion on the AW forums, that references both essays. This stuff comes up every now and then. Every week it seems like some new Website goes up, announcing that they’ll … Read more
Writer Robert B. Parker died this morning at his desk, apparently of a heart attack. He was 77. I’ve loved his books for decades. I’ll miss his work, and his unique voice, very much.