Save Some Trouble

Hachette vs Amazon continues apace. With luminaries such as CE Murphy, Harry Connolly, Scott Turow, James Patterson, and Charlie Stross weighing in, I feel rather as if there’s not much left for me to say. I do want to note a few ancillary things, though. If my opinions on Amazon enrage you, and you express […]

Onward, Again

Comments have been closed on the previous post. The mod queue has been tightened up, for obvious reasons. It will relax again when the current storm blows over. So if you make a comment and it doesn’t immediately appear, don’t despair, it just means I haven’t swung by the site at brekkie, lunchtime, or after […]

How “Amazon” Means “LESS BOOKS FOR YOU”

ETA: I know that grammatically, it should be “Fewer Books For You.” I didn’t do that, partly because “Less” fits better in social-networking headline space, and partly because I’m a contrarian. Also, it makes me think of the soup guy on Seinfeld. “LESS BOOKS FOR YOU!” Dear Readers, let me tell you about my editor. […]

Audiobook Auditions open!

LET THE READINGS BEGIN! I’m looking for someone to narrate Selene. I’m also open to male-female recording duos, etc. Glossary terms and pronunciation help available as well, if you’re into that sort of thing. The audition links and script are here. Sadly, my chosen narrator for SquirrelTerror ended up with medical problems, and was unable […]

Delayed Gratification Success

The book launch for Latimer’s Law was a roaring success. I made plenty of coffees, my writing partner read from the first chapter of her book, and I got to see so many old friends–former writing students, and poets, and people familiar from all the community events Cover to Cover hosts. I was also called […]