- Welcome to SFWA’s new Associate members, Keffy R. M. Kehrli,Linda J Daly, Ben Fransisco, Mary Lowd, and Mercedes M. Yardley
- Welcome to SFWA’s new Active members, Deborah LeBlanc, Gail Selinger, Robin Usher, Jon Sprunk, Carolyn Dunn, and A.W. Hill
- Congratulations to Stacia Kane who has sold audio rights to the first three Downside books, to Blackstone Audio.
- Jeff VanderMeer interviewed Gail Carringer for Amazon
- Congratulations to Jay Lake. Audible.com acquired audio rights to his novel, Green.
- Congratulations to William Shunn who sold his SF story “Care and Feeding of Your Piano” to Hugo Award winning fanzine Electric Velocipede.
- Flesh and Fire by Laura Anne Gilman is Bookpage’s Fantasy Pick of the Month. The review says ‘a delightful discovery,’ ‘skillful,’ and ‘first-class’
- Short Fiction by Writers of Color (September)
- Videos of last week’s House Judiciary Committee’s Google Books Settlement hearing now up at Open Book Alliance site.
- Writers Digest Books is actively seeking authors on very specific how-to topics.
- There’s still time to nominate works for 2008 Carl Brandon Awards.
Under normal circumstances, I would post these daily, but I was moving in September and got behind. –MRK