Battle of the Authors . . .

For Your Information

Battle of the authors’ sexes continues – By Alison Flood – the guardian –

As long as words are cool, the novel will flourish – By Robert McCrum – The Observer –

TV’s latest frontier is internet TV – By Jake Coyle – –

The self-epublishing bubble – By Ewan Morrison – the guardian –

A Radical Approach to Launching a Book? – By Danny Iny – For write to done –

Playing Tag the Self-Publisher Way – By Judy Croome – For The Book Designer –

(What you get) – (What you were hoping for) – By Seth Godin –

A new way for writers to get published – By Ika Krismantari – The Jakarta Post – – Self publishing on the side of the globe

DC Entertainment Returning to “Watchmen” with 7-Book Prequel – By Bonys Kit – The Hollywood Reporter –


Quote(s) of the Day

“For me, writing is exploration; and most of the time, I’m surprised where the journey takes me.” – Jack Dann


“Forget all the rules. Forget about being published. Write for yourself and celebrate writing.” – Melinda Haynes





Special Tribute

Samuel S. Vaughan, Publisher at Doubleday, Dies at 83 – By Bruce Weber – The New York Times –

Mr. Vaughan spent 33 years at Doubleday, first in sales and advertising, later in editing and acquisitions and finally in management, becoming president, publisher and editor in chief.