Some news around the publishing industry -
From Book Business Magazine - Publishing Startup Out to Prove FanFic Authors Can Have Mainstream Success
"I was getting very frustrated with the fact that there are all of these authors out there who I think are really talented but weren't being paid attention to," says Morgan Davies , editor-in-chief of Big Bang Press. "You have people who are experimenting with their craft and doing all sorts of interesting things in their stories. There are many writers who I think will be quite popular in a wider audience outside of fandom."
Scribd now offers readers over 300,000 book titles through their subscription service.
I also received a surprise this week! Terry Lynn Johnson sent me a copy of her latest, Ice Dogs. She’d sent me bookmarks and postcards the week prior, plus I already had her first book, Dogsled Dreams. The cover is even more gorgeous than what the picture shows. Thank you so much, Terry - I can’t wait to read it.
And some funny cats to kick off your weekend!