The weekly web ramble (10/21)

Links from the web jungle


The Rejectionist gives us a YA Op-Ed Mad Lib, for our editorial writing convenience

– Editor Celina Summers details the meltdown at Aspen Mountain Press


– A Vanity Fair Q & A with Lauren Myracle,  National Book Award Un-Nominee

– Libba Bray brilliantly sums up the National Book Award fiasco 

– Lemony Snickets (aka Daniel Handler) has thirteen observations on the Occupy Wall Street movement

Malinda Lo on why she writes young adult fiction

– Check out video of the We’re No Angels panel from NYCC, featuring Kim Harrison, Patricia Briggs, Alison Goodman, Jeaniene Frost, Marjorie M. Liu, Sabrina Benulis, and Kristen Painter


– Check out an excerpt from The Chronicles of Harris Burdick, a collection of short stories based on the beloved illustrations by Chris Van Allsburg

– Read an excerpt from The Poison Diaries: Nightshade by Maryrose Wood

– Check out an excerpt from Eve by Anna Carey

– Read an excerpt from Dark Eden by Patrick Carman