Six Tough Truths About Self-Publishing (That the Advocates Never Seem to Talk About) – Rob Hart writes an insightful and cautionary tale.
22 Rules of Story Telling According to Pixar – This is an excellent article for every novelist to read.
10 Great Science Fiction Novels for People Who Don’t Read Sci-Fi – I have to say that I agree with only four of their choices. Such is the nature of reading and recommending fiction! (Of the 10 I would choose Card, Bester, Shelley, and Herbert.)
Are Books Becoming too Long to Read? – A stimulating article that makes you think twice about the length of your books. I do see a trend in NON-fiction toward shorter books. Fiction is still a matter of taste and storytelling ability.
How Fast Do You Read? – Staples.com provides a quick little test including a comprehension quiz at the end. How fast are you?
A Summertime graphic for you to enjoy: