Archive for September, 2005
Stupid authors still suing Google…
You authors are saps to resist Googling - Los Angeles Times
But this isn’t the same as the recording industry’s war on file-sharing or the Motion Picture Assn. of America’s battles against DVD bootleggers. Google isn’t pirating books. They’re giving away previews. And in order to provide those keyword-searchable peeks, Google may […]
AP Wire | 09/23/2005 | Blast at Hamas rally kills 10, injures 85
History of the Comics Industry
A really interesting round-up of what’s been going on in the comics business…
The Rogue Librarian: Libraries of TERROR: Are librarians the new secret weapon? - The Current - Features
A librarian reads the American Legion magazine:
As a bonus, I receive a subscription to the monthly American Legion magazine. In the September, 2005 issue a commentary entitled “Libraries of TERROR,” by Deroy Murdock, naturally caught my attention.
According to Murdock, […]
Carlos Fuentes praises the novel
“Author Carlos Fuentes on Cervantes, Kafka, and the saving grace of literature.”
Carlos Fuentes is the shiznit, yo.
Neil Gaiman: ‘All the rules are turned upside down.’
Funny interview with Neil…
Subjects: interviews, fiction
Emerging Writers Network: Live E-Panel: Long Time Writers, First Time Authors
Subjects: publishing, fiction
The Nine Billion Names of God
This is a fun short story by Kathy Kachelries on 365 Tomorrows, a site that puts up a new science fiction story every day.
“You know what Google is?”
“Yes,” I said. I was running low on patience.
“No, I mean, do you really know? More than just the site?”
Reluctantly, I shook my […]
Salon.com Technology | Themepunks - NP
Cory Doctorow’s new science fiction novella, “Themepunks”, serialized on Salon.com.
I like the idea of serialized fiction and I’m hoping it makes a comeback…
Subjects: free, fiction
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Achewood - September 1, 2005