Surfing the best of the writers’ blogs so you don’t have to, while coming off the choco-bunny buzz.
The hilarious rambles of SFF author Hal Duncan currently has us rolling. We’re going to interview Hal soon about his new release VELLUM, which is garnering great reviews. In the meantime, check out his latest .
Victoria gives us another head’s up on the latest scam  floating around….Jack Slyde  blogs about ending the love affair we have with our wips while Melly  gives tips on how to get started . . . At Quantam , Eric makes the case for “why SF”…. Deborah LeBlanc over at Murder She Writes calls synopses ‘ten pounds of crap in a five pound bag.’ Indeedy. More after the jump.
Miss Snark  blogs about agent contracts again . . . .The Bitches viciously mock more deserving e-book covers. Honestly, do these e-pubs want to be taken seriously? . . .Charles Frazier emerges from Cold Mountain Siberia to deliver a partial to Random House (hat tip GalleyCa t) . . . Bookninja  has the latest on the Canadian scene . . . Ray  trims the flab from an author’s promising hook and makes it even better . . . David  at Crime Fiction Dossier reviews the latest releases in crime fic . . . the Risky  ladies link to us and we are pathetically grateful for their traffic . . .Paperback Writer’s latest release will be shipped June 6, 2006, or 6/6/06. She’s not superstitious or anything, either . . . oh goody, more DVC news from across the pond . . .Sarah  blogs about Mortalis, a new line of trade paperback crime fiction being launched by Random House . . . the Word of the Day  today is patina, an evocative noun every good writer should work in somewhere.
I’m feeling a little jittery from lack of sugar. Go forth, my friends, brew that third pot of your favorite java, and write on.