First up, there’s the revelation that Jane Litte of Dear Author is also Jen Frederick, romance writer. Yes, this is a huge deal in romance-land where Jane is being sued by Ellora’s Cave.
Smart Bitches, Trashy Books
Then there’s the Hugo nominations and Sad Puppies/Rabid Puppies slate (Rabid Puppies is the #GamerGate of the SFF community).
Not to be left out, HarperCollins, in a boneheaded move, has decided to refight the battle Hachette lost to Amazon:
Just so you don’t think I’m all doom and gloom, here’s a number crunching report from Alexis Radicliff.
Secrets of Bestselling Indie Authors: Crunching the Data: