Keri-Leigh has posted a great interview with Stacia Kane.
LJ user Janicu is hosting a major giveaway in anticipation of her impending wedding. Up for grabs is $20 gift certificate from Barnes & Noble, and a choice of several books, including some UF titles. Contest ends 8/8/08.
Suvudu is giving away 5 Batman Encyclopedias written by Bob Greenburger. See page for details.
Ilona Andrews has posted a snippet from the 4th book in the Kate Daniels series.
The Smart Bitches (maybe that should be the Lucky Bitches?) are giving away 3 ARCs of Marta Acosta’s The Bride of Casa Dracula. All you have to do is share your best or worst wedding memory within the 24-hour contest window.
Contest from Weird Tales:
Write a flash-fiction story — under 500 words — based on a spam you’ve received. Send it to email@example.com before 9 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 4. The Weird Tales editorial team will judge them, and three winners will be announced at the Weird Tales reception on Friday, Aug. 8 at the World Science Fiction Convention in Denver!
The first-, second-, and third-place winners will all be published online at WeirdTalesMagazine.com the week of August 11. The first- and second-place winners will also receive three free issues of Weird Tales; and the first-place winner will also receive an autographed copy of Ekaterina Sedia’s new novel The Alchemy of Stone.
Read excerpt from a whole bunch of authors at SF Novelists including the first chapter of Marie Brennan’s Doppleganger.