The weekly web ramble (10/4)

Links from the web jungle


– From Bouchercon, the 2013 Anthony award winners

– Also from Bouchercon, the 2013 Barry, Macavity, and Shamus award winners

– By the numbers, an analysis of the reviews deleted in the Goodreads policy change

– Studio System rounds up the book-to-film-adaptation scene


Chuck Wendig takes “write what you know” and roasts that old chestnut

Ann Leckie shares her influences and inspirations

Claire Legrand on the importance of making time for the margins of life

Sarah Horrocks lambastes the patronizing tone of an article about graphic novel author Isabel Greenberg

– Remembering Tom Clancy: from the Publisher Weekly archive, an interview from 1989


Lady Thief

– Read the first thirty pages of Lady Thief by A.C. Gaughen

The Republic of Thieves

– Check out the first fifty pages of The Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch

How to Love

– Read the first eleven chapters of How to Love by Katie Cotugno


– Check out the first chapter of Horde by Ann Aguirre