The Mashup

Let’s get right to it, shall we?

Turns out that people who like sci fi also like to do their reading on ereaders. It must be all that cutting-edge imaginary tech.

Speaking of cutting-edge tech, where’s my Google+ invite?

Author Jack Flacco separates the Superman writers from the Batman writers and says that it’s a good thing there’s diversity out there.

You know how much I love libraries, right? But what happens if you’re homeless and you can’t get a library card because you don’t have an address? There’s a librarian in Portland who thought of that. Supremely cool.

In a writing workshop? Which feedback should you take? via Grub Street Daily.

Done with the workshops? Are you ready with your agent pitch? Are you ready for what might happen after that pitch? Are you really? Agent Janet  Reid wants you to be sure. Or she wants you to NOT waste her time.

Any of you writers out there making money? Here’s how to manage it. Then send me some.

Know how much I hate bad grammar? I’m not the only one. What’s the difference between fewer and less? By the way, I’ve decided to unfollow anyone who doesn’t know the difference between your and you’re. Consider yourself warned.

Who are you as a writer? Yes, we’re going to talk about author branding. Because it’s really important, and according to Justine Musk, you’re a creative badass. Love it.

Speaking of creative badass, here are some books as works of art. LOVE this.

And finally, how do those award people decide on the winners of literary awards? Horn Book discusses the secrecy behind the Newbery/Caldecott awards. No big reveals, but it’s a peek into the process. Me likey.