News for February 19th, 2010

Here's a new interview with Kerry Nietz, author of A Star Curiously Singing, at Lena Nelson Dooley's blog - with a chance to win a free copy if you hurry. Head over here to check it out.

Jeremy Robinson announces the release of the 6th segment of the free audiobook version of his novel Beneath. You can catch up on all six episodes here.

Ellen C. Maze wants us all to know about her new website at http://www.rabbitnovel.com. There's lots of action there surrounding her novel Rabbit: Chasing Beth Rider - book trailers, bonus stories, and more.

For writers, Karina Fabian says: I've placed a sample issue of the 30-Minute Marketer on my website for those that might be interested. http://karinafabian.com/index.php?name=Content&pid=31 This isn't your usual tip-driven publication. This is a weekly newsletter with four marketing tasks, complete with step-by-step instructions. Each should only take about 30 minutes. Whether you do one or all four, you're making steady progress toward getting your name and book out into the world. I also lead you through projects that you can do again and again for each book.


News for February 16th, 2010

After a quiet weekend, it's time to jump back into the fray with all your favourite LGG happenings!

T.W. Ambrose, editor of the Digital Dragon Magazine, announces that his short story The Pilgrimage won first place in the Preditors & Editors poll for Best Sci-Fi & Fantasy Short Story of 2009. Check out what he's got to say about that here.

An enterprising Englishwoman has made an independent spin-off movie as a companion to the legendary Lord of the Rings trilogy. LGG member Peter Grant explains the background at his blog, where you can also view the 70 minute movie in its entirety.

At the New Authors Fellowship, Keven Newsome comments on Paul Baines' unpublished novel Alpha, which deals with space travel and the ability of an artificial intelligence to discover God.

For writers: The Wordplay blog has an article about a fascinating approach to improving your writing by reviewing your own work. Check out this unusual idea right here.

And lastly today we have two new LGG member reviews for The Muse by Fred Warren: one by Kat Heckenbach, and one by Greg Mitchell. Thanks guys!