Betsy Lerner has a term to describe generic book covers: a Massengill cover. Read the entire post – hilarious.
Also funny is Michelle Hodkin’s tongue-in-cheek guide on how to get noticed at a writer’s conference.
Bookity book books:
YA Highway is giving away a book from author Marilee Brothers
Book Divas is giving away a prize pack of EIGHT books (plus a tote and t-shirt). You’ll probably have to make an account to enter, but it takes like two seconds.
A big hell yeah:
Nathan Bransford is my new hero – LOVE this post where he talks about hating when people leave non-insightful comments along the lines of “X sucks.” (reminds me of how the overuse of the word “fail” irks me to no end)