Month: June 2013

(via Northamptonshire village gets a boost from TV drama series – Local – Northampton Chronicle and Echo) Read More

One of the biggest success stories in U.S. publishing in recent years has been the continued growth of digital book publishing. Last year, total revenue for e-book sales in the United States reached $3.04 billion, a 44.2% increase on 2011′s numbers and a figure all the more impressive when you realize that growth is additive Read More

A friend of mine just sent this to me. All this time I thought I had sexy romance writer face, when in fact, I’ve got bitchy resting face. Maybe it’s just when I’m writing. Maybe I’ve got bitchy writer face. Maybe I’ll never be able to write in a Starbucks again. ORIGINAL VIDEO – Bitchy Resting Read More

Essay Show Some Spine Back by design: Women reveal only one side of themselves on an assortment of recent book covers. By CHLOË SCHAMA (via Show Some Spine – NYTimes.com) Read More

(via Bollywood Actors on Cover of Mills & Boon – Entertainment & Stars) Read More

They are heels, decoupaged with tiny copies of real romance novels, with pink trim at the sole. And they’re not for display — they’re for wearing. (via Shoes, Romance, And Art: A Reader Walks With The Books She Loves : Monkey See : NPR) Read More

Porn and romance novels on taxpayer’s dime? Inspector general urges IRS to boost oversight of credit card spending – U.S. News Related: Read the full inspector general’s report (.pdf) One woman made 38 transactions totaling $2,655 for what appeared to be personal purchases covered up with fake receipts. Taxpayers paid for her purchases of diet Read More

How the Hum of a Coffee Shop Can Boost Creativity – NYTimes.com Pulling up a seat at your favorite coffee shop may be the most efficient way to write a paper or finish a work project. But now a new Web site lets you bring the coffee shop to your cubicle. The site, called Coffitivity, Read More

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