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23 Oct

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Because this happened, Her Hands, My Hands will be quiet until Monday October 27th. There will be no reviews until Saturday November 1st.

Full list of participating blogs at Book Thingo. Image courtesy of Kaetrin.

Previously on EC v DA… (a couple of updates)

23 Oct

(not two hours after publication, updates ahoy!)

Since I last posted about the vexatious defamation suit that Ellora’s Cave filed against Dear Author and Jane Litte, a number of things related to the case have happened.

(Some other significant shit has also happened, which has made me think a lot about what I’m doing here and elsewhere. I hope to be able to post something coherent about these thoughts in the next few days.)

Some of them are significant, some of them not so much, but all the same here you have some thoughts on the matter, with plenty of linkage.

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Perspective, you are doing it wrong.

21 Oct

See updates at end

Many of my readers are aware of the batshit crazy irrationality that exploded over the weekend. For those who are not, here’s the summary: on Saturday October 18th, 2014, The Guardian published a…something–essay? a confessional? a self-congratulatory account of insanity? a proud confession of criminal activity?–by a debut author by the name Kathleen Hale.

In the piece, KH recounts how she stalked a reviewer online for a period of time.

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Despite appearances, not everything sucks

17 Oct

For those who have been reading this here blog for the past oh, three weeks? It may seem that indeed I’m always in a rage–or at least fairly angry on a regular basis.

Bad of me to disappoint you, but this is  not true.

In fact, again despite appearances, I’m often quite happy.

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