Now the other links:
A look at how some romance writers game Amazon’s algorithms, and the trademark lawsuit over the word “cocky.”
An economist argues that we don’t need libraries because we can buy any book from Amazon. So close down libraries, making Amazon more money and saving our taxes!
As a Raymond Chandler fan, I love this photo guide to the LA locations in his stories.
Abebooks recommends the best dystopias (what a phrase!). Red Clocks is one of them (a world where abortion is outlawed, probably coming soon to a future near us).
Whiteness in American cinema (could Ferris Bueller get away with all his crap if he was black?)
What to pack for a major con. The collapsible bottles seemed like such a good idea, I bought some.
Writing near-future SF when tech is changing so fast.
How to strengthen our muscles while we’re sitting.
Seanan McGuire is justifiably PO’d that the sequel to Sparrow Hill Road has been e-pirated before it hit the stands (“No one is unable to afford it, because no one is supposed to be buying it. The book is not out in any country. No one is being prevented from reading it by regional restrictions.”).
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