The weekly web ramble (9/11)

Links from the web jungle


A Harry Potter themed bar has opened in Toronto

Local governments crack down on tiny lending libraries


– Nancy Springer on killing time

– Gail Simone on writing Red Sonja her way

– Chuck Wendig explains why social media for writers is a misunderstood opportunity

Robison Wells on how mental illness tried and failed to ruin his life

– Michelle Czajkowski talks Ava’s Demon

Ellen Oh shares an open letter to those who think diversity is hurting white authors


This Monstrous Thing

– Check out the first four chapters of This Monstrous Thing by Mackenzi Lee

Loves, Lies and Spies

– Read the first forty pages of Love, Lies and Spies by Cindy Anstey

Dead Upon A Time

– Check out an excerpt of Dead Upon A Time by Elizabeth Paulson

The Accident Season

– Read the first thirty pages of The Accident Season by Moïra Fowley-Doyle