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