Time to Boycott Writer’s Digest?

I haven’t talked too much here about Author Solutions, although I’ve written extensively on the topic elsewhere.  Here’s the skinny:
They take your book.  For the low cost a a thousand, maybe two thousand dollars, they (their sub companies, anyway) slap a software-generated cover on the book, spend a couple of hours formatting it to print, and jet it out to Lightning Source.   Click to read more...

A beginning…

Just finished the first short story for 2011.  About 3000 words, short fantasy.  There’s a Viable Paradise mini-workshop at Arisia (a Boston area con) later this month, and the deadline to submit (they are only taking five people) was tonight.  Click to read more...