Happy Earth Day Everyone!
Click on this amazingly gorgeous snail for more incredible pictures of fauna from the Borneo rain forest – a true tribute to Earth Day!
Interested in a few of the amazing iPad stats:
So you are an author, or you wanna be one? Take a look at these links:
- A very cute poster for children (and adults) which out lines the process to be ready for publishing.
- April 14th 2010 - self publishing writers in the US - numbers defined.
- Here are some great tips for writers.
- And you thought authors and writers play nice? - the darker side of literary reviews.
Here are a few writing gigs:
- A writer’s contest - for general fiction and ends May 1st
- Story Contest for Science Fiction – accepting submission till June 30th
- Accepting submissions at ezine Crossed Genres
And for the readers and bloggers in the group:
- Very cool book challenge - Around the World in Eighty Books
- If you have a blog and would like to be on a great list which has just been published on Shelf Awareness link to Firefly’s Book Blog and sign up. She has a wonderful blog, and is an experienced and articulate blogger.
- Library Advocacy Day is coming up soon. – June 29th.
For the Speculative Crowd:
- Dystopias and Apocalyptic teen reads are hot now – Check this article out. Here's another big list of titles.
- LepriCon 36 in Mesa AZ – May 14th–16th Charles Vess is the guest of honor!
- Phoenix Comic Con – May 27th-30th
- The Shirley Jackson Award Nominee post.
- The Locus Award Finalists (Soulless has been included – Congrats Gail!)
A few giveaways celebrating milestones:
- Author Laurel Rain-Snow is having her two year blogoversary give away, with a number of interesting women’s novels to celebrate. Link to the giveaway here. It ends April 28th.
- Missy at Missy’s Book Nook is also having a 200 follower giveaway. Link here. She's giving away a $20 Amazon gift certificate. It ends April 28th.
Cheers my dears! Until the next link up post have a great day and hug your mother (earth.)