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New Home, New Look

New Home, New Look

The Bookwyrm’s Hoard has moved! As of today, I have a shiny new domain name:  https://bookwyrmshoard.com . If you go to the old Blogspot address, you should be redirected here, but you may want to update whatever feed you use to follow blogs.  I’ve asked Bloglovin to switch to the… Read more »

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Tamora Pierce wins YALSA award

Tamora Pierce wins YALSA award

I love it when my favorite authors are publicly recognized for the excellence of their work! Congratulations to Tamora Pierce, who has won YALSA’s 2013 Margaret A. Edwards Award for “her significant and lasting contribution” to YA literature.  Ms. Pierce was honored for two of her Tortall series, “The Song… Read more »

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This Week’s Articles — 9/30 to 10/06/12

“Publishers and Google Reach Agreement” in the lawsuit over Google’s scanning and digitizing of books for the Google Library Project.  (Press release on The Wall Street Journal‘s MarketWatch) “You will never kill piracy, and piracy will never kill you”  (Paul Tassi, Forbes.)   Tassi is talking about movie piracy rather… Read more »

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Using Images in Blog Posts

 © Like most bloggers, I’ve sometimes posted photos or pictures taken from the Internet, usually those I found through Google Images.  However, I’ve sometimes wondered uneasily whether I was breaking copyright to do so.  Recently, I’ve been more careful about the images I use.  It turns out that I was… Read more »

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Happy Birthday, Marion Zimmer Bradley

Happy Birthday, Marion Zimmer Bradley

Photo by Modern Arts Studio, Oakland, California. From the Marion Zimmer Bradley Literary Works Trust website. Marion Zimmer Bradley, best known for her Darkover novels and a series of Arthurian fantasies beginning with The Mists of Avalon, was born on this day in 1930.  She died in 1999. Bradley’s Darkover… Read more »

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Author Birthdays page

Author Birthdays page

Want to know whose birthday it is?  I’ve added a page of author (and illustrator) birthdays to this blog. For the most part, the authors listed are a mix of classic literary types, children’s authors, and authors of fantasy, SF, and mystery.  They appear by date. You’ll find the page… Read more »

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This Week’s Articles (5/06 – 5/12/2012)

This Week’s Articles (5/06 – 5/12/2012)

This was a busy week for publishing and e-book news.  Posts and news about Amazon and Kindle abounded, but they were far from the only topics under discussion.  Assorted articles of interest:“Is It Worth Being An Author? Truly?” (The Creative Penn)  Guest Blogger Dr. John Yeoman discusses the financial and… Read more »

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