The weekly web ramble (10/14)

Links from the web jungle


– In the spirit of Halloween, Blastr has links to 33 scary stories from great horror writers (including Gaiman, Dickens, Poe…) for your reading pleasure

– discusses why protecting kids from sex, death, and adult themes in books is wrong

Bones season 6 bloopers:


Rae Carson reveals her beauty pageant past

Kate Elliott shares the big idea behind her icepunk Regency fantasy series

Seanan McGuire takes on Mary Sue

Mary Robinette Kowal outs The Prose Assassins


Patricia Briggs shares a snippet from Fair Game, her upcoming Alpha & Omega novel

– From Link and Grant’s Steampunk! anthology, check out this short story by Delia Sherman: The Ghost of Cwmlech Manor 

– Check out the first ten pages of The Hollows Insider by Kim Harrison

– For a short time you can read online The Poison Dairies (the entire book!) by Maryrose Wood and The Duchess of Northumberland