Daily Archives: June 10, 2008

BFS Recommended

Well, this is cool, and unexpected: The British Fantasy Society has placed Whatever on its recommendation list for one of its annual awards, in the “Best Non-Fiction” category. Neat! It’s nice to be appreciated. I have absolutely no idea whether I’ll win, but I’m happy enough to have Whatever recommended. Between this and the fan […]

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How to Save Your State Economy

Bring on the same-sex marriages! A study issued this week by UCLA’s Williams Institute for Sexual Orientation and the Law projected that gay men and lesbians will spend $684 million on cakes, photographers and other services over the next three years unless voters reverse the high court’s ruling in the fall. The researchers found that […]

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The Book Haul, 6/10/08

At the doorstep today, a lot of stuff from Ace, and a couple of things from Del Rey: First, I’m happy to say that this is the first week in a long time in which all the book covers which feature women actually bother to show the whole woman — i.e., that thing where they […]

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A Book A Year

There’s some grumbling out there in the writerverse about this article, in which some bestselling novelists bitch and moan about their publisher’s hope that they’ll bang out a book year. Publishers want a book year because it works really well with the publishing cycle: An author’s new hardcover book will come out just as his […]

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