The Week in Links & Posts 3/20/15



Writing and Publishing
FutureBook: Joanna Penn: Virtual reality and the future of publishing
U.S. News: High School Teachers Guide Students Into Self-Publishing
Lexirad: 5 Publishing Tips I Learned From Working at Amazon
Mythic Scribes: The Great Free Book Debate: The Readers
Susan Spann: Getting the Most From YOUR Conference Season
Financial Times: Books industry divided over new era of self-publishing

Social Media Marketing
Huffington Post: Should You Invest in Alternative Social Media Networks
Huffington Post: 10 Ways to Get Instagram Followers
Social Media Examiner: How to Reward Your Fans with Facebook Offers
Social Media Examiner: How to Craft Headlines That Draw People to Your Content
Business 2 Community: Owned, Earned Paid Media and Social Media Marketing

Fantasy/Sci-Fi/Horror
SF Signal: [GUEST POST] Seth Skorkowsky (MOUNTAIN OF DAGGERS) on Sword and Sorcery
The Independent: Terry Pratchett: Final Discworld novel to be about teenage witch Tiffany Aching
A Dribble of Ink: Explore the beautiful landscapes of John Hutchinson’s fantasy worlds
Tor.com: iZombie Gets Badass with Banter, Bodies, and Brains
Tor.com: Celebrating Women in Sci-Fi and Fantasy Art
Hell Horror: Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! Update and Premiere Date
Hell Horror: New Movie Poster for 'Insidious: Chapter 3' with Terrified Stephanie Scott
Horror News: Top 10 Horror Film Animals

Nerdom
Although I enjoy all the peaks into Avengers Age of Ultron, are we gonna end up seeing the entire movie in teasers.

io9: The Complete History Of Marvel Superhero Movies: 1990-2008
io9: Why Hawkeye And Other Non-Powered Superheroes Are Still Amazing
Panels: Comics aren't for girls 
"I had an inherent understanding that, as a girl, it would be deeply embarrassing to be seen crouched, intensely browsing the comics (as I knew I would be if I gave in to the desire). Certainly I shouldn’t ask anyone about them."
The Verge: Amazon just got permission from the FAA to start testing its delivery drones in the US
Forces of Geek: Archie Comics Announces Archie Horror Imprint 
Tor.com: Pac-Man is the Bad Guy in the Pixels Trailer
Anime New Network: Live-Action Attack on Titan Films' Full Teaser Reveals Opening Dates
Nerdist: Pro Tip: How to tackle a backlog of games
The Verge: New trailers: Pixels, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Insidious, and more