More covers? Why, yes!
Pressing Matters: Week of July 22-26, 2013
- A few announcements forthcoming – we’ve signed an epic YA that we’ll be able to talk about soon, and some other interesting projects are in the pipeline….
- Sarah is in full-on Commanatrix Mode with Mixed Feelings. I think I need to buy her some new red pens….
- In edits on that unannounced epic YA fantasy.
- Edits progress apace on Grave.
- Infinity Key had its cover reveal this week. Sean Dietrich has done it again, with a smashing rendering of the novel in graphic form!
- We’re working on corrections to II Crimsonstreak and bonus material for City of Devils. Great stuff coming!
Reviews, Promotions, and Buzz
- Stevie Carroll is running a very special contest related to A Series of Ordinary Adventures – a photo giveaway! Read the post on well dressing, and then head on over to LJ to enter...
- An interesting post on women in sci-fi that references The Other Half of the Sky at Unlikely Worlds.
- Help out a graduate student who’s looking into small press – how it works, how people find books, and all sorts of other interesting things. The survey about your “book habits online” only takes a few minutes!
- Hal Lasko is officially my hero. A typographer, which is cool enough…but he started doing artwork in MS Paint at 96, and is doing PIXEL-PAINTINGS now. Wow.
- Speaking of both covers and great art, here’s a roundup of Design Observer’s picks for best covers of 2012.
- I feel as though one of the takeaways of this blog post on a self-publishing learning track at a convention should be that EVERYONE needs proofreaders. Otherwise you start talking about self-publishing tracts, which is a different thing entirely, and leads to Chick Tracts. Or huuuuge tracts of land.
- Sci-fi is for everyone! And by everyone! Flavorwire gets into it with 10 “literary” authors you didn’t know wrote sci-fi.
- Your little bit of adorable for this week.
- Yes, Mastermind Kate is stressed out from the move and launches and everything else and coping by looking at pictures of fuzzy critters. We all have our coping mechanisms. Don’t judge.