The weekly web ramble (2/27)

Links from the web jungle


Spock’s advice to a teenage girl will make you cry

– The 2014 Nebula Award nominees


Annalee Flower Horne on why she’s not broken

Shannon Hale calls out the exclusionary nature of “girls” books

Nancy Springer shares what she wishes she’d known (as a writer)

Kristin Cashore explores how little things can help make a complicated story clear

– John G. Hartness on discovering the other


The Worst Class Trip Ever SMALL

– Check out the first fifty pages of The Worst Class Trip Ever by Dave Barry

Voyage of the Basilisk

– Read an excerpt from Voyage of the Basilisk by Marie Brennan

Written in the Stars

– Check out the first four chapters of Written in the Stars by Aisha Saeed

When my Heart was Wicked

– Read the first fifteen pages of When My Heart Was Wicked by Tricia Sterling