- Matt Forbeck has written a novel set at Gen Con. This is awesome because Gen Con.
- Because I’m a dork who likes these things and I happened to see it on a new tumblr follower’s blog, I made my first name in Elvish runes. There’s an explanation of how to do it yourself or a generator that does the work for you and also offers Hobbit (which I think are just old AS runes) and Dwarven runes.
- Kind of a neat idea- Qantas Airlines out of Australia has started making books, called Books for Every Journey which are tailored to be finished during the length of your trip based on the average reading speed.
- Tiring book titles are tired! If you haven’t picked up on it, there’s a common trend in publishing to name books similarly. Bookriot details the four types of OH MY GOD SHUT THE FUCK UP STOP SAYING THESE THINGS titles. By even mentioning this, I’m cursing myself to accidentally use a title like this in the future. Thanks past Nathan. YTMND future Nathan.
This is the one that I’m most tired of: The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce,The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender, The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz, The Silence of Bonaventure Arrowby Rita Leganski