Here are some great links on writing, the industry, and all things book related. Some are serious, and some are just downright hilarious. We highly recommend you read them!
- The Best Writings on Writing
Looking for a critique group? Trying to start one? Don’t know what they are? Want the pros and cons? Here’s a great collection of links that’ll help you do it all.
- Don’t Kill the Oxford Comma!
RIP, Oxford Comma. You’ll be sorely missed.
- SF Signal: Don’t Be a Literary Snob, Try Sci Fi
Dispelling rumors that science fiction isn’t just for prepubescent teenage boys.
- First Person vs. Third Person
Yet another great post from former agent Nathan Bransford, who offers his advice on which one might work for your book.
A collection of really awesome literary tattoos. I’ve definitely lived vicariously through this site for a while.
July Debut Novels
THE BOOK OF THE CONCEALED by Sang Kromah (July 4th)
LOST VOICES by Sarah Porter (July 4th)
CHARLIE JOE JACKSON’S GUIDE TO NOT READING by Tommy Greenwald (July 5th)
BESTEST. RAMADAN. EVER. by Medeia Sharif (July 8th)
BAD TASTE IN BOYS by Carrie Harris (July 12th)
WILDFIRE by Karsten Knight (July 26th)
What We’re Reading
Sammy: ANNA AND THE FRENCH KISS by Stephanie Perkins
Sarah: OUTLANDER by Diana Gabaldon
Vee: SUPER SAD TRUE LOVE STORY by Gary Shtynegart & LOVE IS THE HIGHER LAW by David Levithan
Savannah: SLATHBOG’S GOLD by M. L. Forman & SAINT CITY SINNERS by Lilith Saintcrow
Julie: DIVERGENT by Veronica Roth
Susan: MISTWOOD by Leah Cypress
Jenn: A STORM OF SWORDS by George R. R. Martin
Happy Saturday, everyone! We hope you’re all enjoying your summer! And curious minds want to know what books are on your summer reading list.