Looking for a job? Tor.com has suggestions: Best and Worst Job Prospects in the Urban Fantasy Economy.
My personal favorite: 4. Leather clothing manufacture and repair. But who repairs the belt? [Thanks for the link, Jane Drew!]
The first issue of the Journal of Popular Romance Studies is online, including articles from Laura Vivanco and Kyra Kramer that cite the Bosoms as a secondary source (WOOTY!), and a fantabulous interview with Beverly Jenkins who rocks so hard, it’s impossible to measure.
There’s a new collaborative author blog among romance writers: the Heroine Addicts is the group venture of Julie Cohen (whose books I tend to seek out), Liz Fenwick, Biddy, Anna Louisa Lucia, Christina Courtenay, and Susanna Kearsley, who was a 2009 RITA nominee.
What’s different? These romance authors are all British, American ex-pats living in England, and one Canadian. It’s brand spunky new (as in, not many entries – more please?) but I’m curious and adding it to the blog reading lineup on my reader.
Apropos to our discussion of BN customer support and other digital book vendors, I have a note in Ye Olde Inbox of Doome that Amazon UK’s Kindle Store is ready to rock and rollout the books.
And finally: Crossed Genres decodes a mystery in I Like a Little Science with my Fiction You guys. They have figured out WHY Vampires sparkle. Thanks to Scrin for the link, which cracked me up.