Well, I’m on my way to Ottawa to fight the power once again. I’m in the St. John’s airport now, which has a very civilized policy of free wireless. That said, I have a four hour stopover in Halifax airport, my old enemy, rivalled only by Pearson Terminal 3, so I expect there’ll be a few more posts from there.
- In a coup for small press literary endeavours, Pasha Malla and Jeramy Dodds take the Trilliums
- Orpah’s third-tier assistant instructs web lackey to add a Toronto writer to a list Orpah will never read
- Robert Munsch gets a star on Canada’s Walk-of-Famous-in-Canada (I’m trying to get a piece together on the little girl who published a new Munsch story with illustrations from her class (she’s a friend of my son’s!), but I can’t find anyone near Guelph, ON to interview her. If you have a MAC or voice recorder and want to interview her (we pay!), .)
- Catcher sequel author says it’s not a sequel—should he be protected to write parody and satire?
- University presses under pressure to show profit
- For your next book, no matter what genre or what it’s about, you should probably stick a subtitle with the word “Obama” in it after the colon
- Amazon releases some source code for Kindle and this has BoingBoing’s Cory upset for some reason I can’t figure out this early in the morning at an airport
- Fake Pistols poster sussed out by use of Comic Sans font—f’n Sans ruins everything
- Hey, if you’re on Twitter and you think the situation in Iran is nuts, consider changing your time zone and location to Tehran to help confuse authorities there who are trying to sniff out and block dissidents on social networking sites by filtering for location—not sure how much it will help, but it sounds like fun!