Remember, remember, the fifth of November,
Gunpowder, treason, and plot.
Happy Guy Fawkes Day, everyone.
If you're not sure of what I'm talking about, it's a piece of history-- and made wonderfully relevant in the movie (and graphic novel) V for Vendetta.
In bookstore news, this piece comes from Salon: http://www.salon.com/2011/11/03/art_in_crisis_the_plight_of_independent_bookstores/
And writer and writing instructor Holly Lisle had one of her students land a work on the New York Times Bestseller list: http://hollylisle.com/one-of-my-guys-made-the-nyt-list-self-pubbing/?awt_l=HumRE&awt_m=JtbIDzcxkm.TgP