By popular request, I will use the alliterative title, but I make no promises about the regularity of this feature!
- Amazon announced the 6 finalists (3 general fiction, 3 Young Adult fiction) for their 2009-2010 Breakthrough Novel Awards. Go check out the excerpts (which you can download free in PDF format) and vote! Support writers! Enjoy stories!
- In squee!-worthy news, HarperTeen posted an excerpt of Kiersten White’ss forthcoming debut (Sept 2010) Paranormalcy:“Just as he reached for my neck, I tased him. I was there to bag and tag, not to kill. Besides, if I had to carry separate weapons for every paranormal I took out, I’d be dragging around a full luggage set. Tasers are a one size-fits-all paranormal butt-kicking option. Mine’s pink with rhinestones. Tasey and I have had a lot of good times together.”
Full excerpt here!
- Editorial assistant JJ blogged about why e-books are not the cannibals that many in the publishing industry fear they are.