Tag: News and Notes

News & Notes — 3/23/13

News & Notes — 3/23/13

Worth Reading:  “R E S P E C T”: Artist Lee Moyer answers author Jim Hines’ questions about sexism and objectification in his art and SF/fantasy art in general.  It’s a thoughtful, well-articulated argument that recognizes the issue while pointing out that artists are, in general, responding to industry demands… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/16/13

News & Notes – 3/16/13

Worth Reading:  “Enough Feisty Princesses: Disney Needs an Introverted Heroine” (Lindsay Lowe, The Atlantic)  “Plagiarism and the link: How the web makes attribution easier — and more complicated” (Matthew Ingram, paidContent) “The Used eBook Trojan Horse” (ebookp*rn blog) Books & Ebooks in the News:  “Book of Kells now Free to… Read more »

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News & Notes — 3/09/13

News & Notes — 3/09/13

Worth Reading:  “Why does Magic Need So Many Rules?” Fantasy author N. K. Jemison (The Killing Moon) explores whether magic in fantasy really needs to make sense, have a price, and conform to an internally logical system. (io9) “Five reasons why stats don’t matter and you shouldn’t care” (Cuddlebuggery blog) … Read more »

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News & Notes — 2/23/2013

News & Notes — 2/23/2013

Worth Reading: Is Sherlock Holmes still under copyright?  Leslie Klinger, Holmesian scholar and co-editor (with Laurie R. King) of the recent short-story collection, A Study in Sherlock, is suing the Conan Doyle estate.  The estate recently demanded licensing fees be paid for In the Company of Sherlock Holmes, an upcoming… Read more »

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News and Notes: 12/01/2012

News and Notes: 12/01/2012

News and Notes will be replacing the “Recent Articles” feature.  I’d like to expand beyond linking to interesting articles; News and Notes will still include links to interesting articles and blog posts, but now I’ll have more freedom to add other stuff: book giveaways on other blogs, bargains or freebies… Read more »

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