Friday, April 10, 2015

The Week in Links 4/10/15: Sinister 2, Ulton #Womenwritefantasy, ebook Cover tips and more


Fantasy/Sci-Fi/Horror
The Guardian: George RR Martin, Game of Thrones and the triumph of fantasy fiction
The above article, though interesting, focuses heavily on male fantasy writer acting as if women fantasy writers haven't done a thing for the genre, which inspired #womenwritefantasy
CBS News: Game of Thrones creates ripple effect and rise of 'grimdark' fiction
io9: The Fictional Worlds That You Would Never Really Want To Live In
SF Signal: [GUEST POST] Jeff Somers (WE ARE NOT GOOD PEOPLE) on Writing and Constructed Languages
io9: The Hugo Awards Were Always Political. But Now They're Only Political
World of C.D.Verhoff: Game of Thrones Meets Sesame Street
This trailer made me jump. I can't wait for Sinister 2!



Writing and Publishing
Jami Gold: Ask Jami: Can We Use Beat Sheets with Multiple POVs?
Writer Unboxed: The Dangers of a Good Book
Yahoo Finances: Oyster to sell ebooks, goes after Amazon and Barnes & Noble
Lexirad: 5 Little-Known Tips to Make a Great Do-It-Yourself eBook Cover
Poter Anderson Media: #FutureChat today from #AWP15: Are publishers getting the #authorsay message?
The Book Designer: Book Apps with Authorly
The Book Designer: 3 Ways For Self-Publishers to Break Into the Public Library Market
Alli: How and Why to Make Your Indie Author Website Mobile Responsive
Publishing Perspectives: New Trends in Book Marketing: Mobile, Millennials and More

Nerdom
Nerd Bastard: ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Entertainment Weekly Covers Include Full Vision
The Teeming Brain: Subversive Superhero: The American Dream of Captain America
io9: A Brief Guide To Ultron's Crazy Comic History
io9: Comic-Con Is Getting Its Own Year-Round Video-On-Demand Service


Social Media Marketing
Social Media Examiner: Pinterest Marketing: Your Complete Guide to Pinterest Success
Social Media Examine: Social Sharing: How to Get More People to Share Your Content
Copy Blogger: 5 Ways to Get More of the Online Attention You Crave