Archive for April, 2011

Publishing Cycles & Sending Review Copies by Jim Cox The Midwest Book Review

Monday, April 25th, 2011

What’s the best way to view the industry publishing cycles now, Spring or Fall?

This is a very important question, one that goes right to the heart of the problem facing the small press or self-published author when competing for attention with the New York “corporate conglomerates”, (more…)

The Questory of Root Karbunkulus by Kamilla Re (

Monday, April 11th, 2011

This is the most charming tale I have read in a while. A master author writes it beautifully. The story moves flawlessly from beginning to end.

Two old sisters, both uneducated and lazy, live together in a place far away from others. The sisters like it that way; no one meddles in their affairs. One day when they are coming back from the market, where they sell all their vegetables, which they steal from others, they have the scare of their life. (more…)