The weekly web ramble (1/21)

Our weekly link round-up


Skottie Young, on his digital publishing experiment

– The Mystery Writers of America announced the Edgar Award nominees 2011

Malinda Lo and Cindy Pon launch Diversity in YA website

– Literary Agent Janet Reid, on the difference between a pitch and a query

Ilona Andrews gives us a parody trailer for Magic Slays:


Carrie Vaughn on characterization

Jon Courtenay Grimwood on the many ghosts of Venice

Dori Jones Yang, on her research for her historical YA novel, Daughter of Xanadu


– Peek at Chapter three of Pale Demon by Kim Harrison

– From Ilona Andrews, a Curran POV scene from the end of Magic Bleeds

Peek at Catherynne M. Valente‘s Deathless

– Peek at The False Princess by Eilis O’Neal