It’s been a fairly slow week heading into the holiday, but the big news is that Dan Brown prevailed in his plagiarism lawsuit. Henry Baignent and Richard Leigh, authors of Holy Blood, Holy Grail, will have to use their royalty money to pay for the trial. Unfortunantly for Brown, another disgruntled psuedo-historian is lining up tilt at the windmill.
Risky Regencies is featuring an interview with author Jean Ross Ewing AKA Julia Ross…Grumpy Old Bookman reviews Jim Heath’s Your Dog is Watching You…..BuzzGirl has the latest release news from Penguin and Crown….Ray breaks his rule and reveiws the work of a newly-pubbed author, and like all writers tinkers with editing decisions….Paperback Writer profiles Allison Kent’s experiment in viral blogging for her latest release…Writing in the Trenches offers the best distillation of the hero’s journey that I’ve seen in a while…Jack Slyde reads my mind regarding bloated, derivative fantasy novels….
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