Pour that cup o' joe and get reading.
The ShortList Crime Challenge - new flash fiction from Frank Bill, George Pelecanos, Joe R Lansdale, Daniel Woodrell, James Sallis, John Connolly, and many more. Shotgun Honey is waiting...
...and speaking of Shotgun Honey - we've got a new look! Still a WIP (adding more author pages from past contributors daily) but it is looking mighty nice. Ron Earl Phillips is a pro.
What do readers want from an author? - Steve Weddle discusses author appearances/readings over at Do Some Damage.
Clayton Lindemuth shares his experience of using social media to promote his novel, COLD QUIET COUNTRY.
Laird Barron on the resistance writers receive in pursuit of their craft.
Jessica Bell on Why Literary Journals Should Accept Reprints and Simultaneous Submissions.
Weird Fiction Review hosts an interview with Nathan Ballingrud. (Have I mentioned how much I enjoyed NALM? Yes, you need it.
Daniel Menaker on publishing industry insanity. What Does the Book Business Look Like on the Inside?
Meghan Arcuri gives a great recap of this year's Anthocon.
AND...last but certainly not least, I give you three wonderful stories that are FREE to read.
PUSH WITH ALL YOUR LOVE by KL Pereira @ The Golden Key
SWIM WANTS TO KNOW IF IT'S AS BAD AS SWIM THINKS by Paul Tremblay @ Bourbon Penn
SALVAGES by Gabrielle Hovendon @ Whiskeypaper
Enjoy this little roundup? Let me know and I'll keep 'em coming.