Friday, May 22, 2009

Publishing news roundup (May 22)

Links from the world of publishing:

June 2009 Mystery Book New Releases (The Cozy Mystery List Blog)
Would You Mind Sharing Your Latest & Greatest Cozy Mystery Author? (The Cozy Mystery List Blog)
Is It Me, OR Is That Author Trying TOOOOO Hard? (The Cozy Mystery List Blog)
Anthony Award Nominations Announced (International Thriller Writers)
Your Anthony Award Nominees, With Added Commentary (Confessions of an Idiosyncratic Mind)
Writer Will Murray on the History of Pulp (Comic Book Resources)

Russian Federation: Court Rules Against Book Reviewers (Library of Congress)
Entitlement Issues (Neil Gaiman's Journal)
Guidelines for the Appraisal of Story Structure and Visual Storytelling (General Eclectic)

Robot 13 to Debut at MoCCA (Newsarama)
Jane Espenson Talks "Buffy Season 8" (Comic Book Resources)
It's "Shelley Meets Chandler" In I, FRANKENSTEIN! (Ain't It Cool News)
'I, Frankenstein' comic headed to big screen (Hollywood Reporter)
Making of a Comic: Aliens #1 (Dark Horse)

Chuck Dixon Gets "Ugly" at Dynamite (Comic Book Resources)
PUNISHER STRIPS DOWN IN "NAKED KILL" (Comic Book Resources)
A New Century; A New Publisher for Alan Moore's LOEG (Publishers Weekly)
ENTER THE WORLD OF "POE" WITH BOOM! STUDIOS (Comic Book Resources)

Viz Media Launches IKKI, New Online Magazine Venture (Publishers Weekly)
Viz Cancels Shojo Beat Manga Teen Mag (Publishers Weekly)
Comics Publishers Turn to Discounted Single Issues (Publishers Weekly)

Dave Eggers to Reassure Readers Personally about Print (GalleyCat)
Sales Fall Less Than Expected at Barnes & Noble; Has Improved Outlook (Publishers Weekly)
CBA Survey Finds Down Market (Publishers Weekly)

Literary Blogs on Kindle (GalleyCat)
Why This Site is Not Available on the Kindle (Confessions of an Idiosyncratic Mind)
Amazon Launches Publishing Program (Publishers Weekly)
Amazon Upgrades its Kindle for Iphone App (Publishers Weekly)
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