Cory Doctorow, What do we want copyright to do?
Without posing this question, asking whether intellectual property laws are working is like asking how long is a piece of string.
TeleRead,** **Piracy: an objective view
But do I blame the ‘pirates’ for this? Or are there other forces to think about here?
J.A. Konrath, A Newbie's Guide to Publishing: Monetize It
_ What's the new biggest enemy? Obscurity._
BookEnds take it seriously: Launching Your Career Via Kindle (for unpublished authors) or Building Your Career on Kindle (published authors)
It’s a really interesting time in publishing. Self-published electronic books are changing the way many of us think about books
Swan Tower, Writing Fight Scenes: The Question of Purpose | via @SFSignal
Know why you're doing this fight. Know why your characters are doing it, too.
Jason Pinter, The 10 Commandments of Social Networking for Writers
2. Be Not a Used Car Salesman
Books | Reviews
Paul Raven, Science, science fiction and the real world: some perspectives | via @jaygarmon
three interesting essays about science fiction and its relationship to reality we inhabit
Scott Timberg, Philip K. Dick’s Masterpiece Years
Much of what is revealed in the book is already known to scholars and is part of the biographical record. But by putting Dick’s life into human terms, Ms. Dick offers a window through which the curious — from the general reader to the fan boy — can approach this often inscrutable author
The World of 40k
SF Signal reviews «Benchwarmer» by Mike Resnick and Lezli Robyn
But the authors also do a superb job at making you care about the characters and their relationship because they show that it _means something to each of them._