The weekly web ramble (6/24)

Links from the web jungle


– For those few who missed the big Pottermore announcement:

– Paid Content breaks down three ways could change publishing

– Flavorwire has listed The 30 harshest Author-on-Author insults in history

– Jen Campbell shares some of the weird things people say in bookstores


Lena Coakley on minding the gap, as a writer

Neil Gaiman reflects on ten years of American Gods

Maggie Stiefvater on blood, guts, the F-bomb, and your Mom

Michael D. Beil shares the top 5 reasons to write Middle Grade mystery

Maryrose Wood on The Poison Diaries and more

Greg van Eekhout on the cover of The Boy at the End of the World (a midst murmurs of whitewashing)

Malinda Lo has a message for her adult readers


– Check out chapters one and two of the Ghost Story, Jim Butcher‘s upcoming Dresden novel

– Take a peek at the prologue of Naomi Novik’s upcoming Temeraire novel, Crucible of Gold

– Check out the first chapter of Damned (Crusade #2) by Nancy Holder and Debbie Viguie

– Read the first two chapters of The Boy at the End of the World by Greg van Eekhout

– Check out the prologue of Marie Brennan‘s upcoming Onyx Court novel, With Fate Conspire