Friday, February 17

Finding Formulas That Work - (5#) -

Librarian Nancy Pearl's effort to republish a handful of out-of-print titles via Amazon has provoked hostility among some book people. This has become a very complicated issue.

# "White, wealthy and pretty: a murder made for media. Yeardley Love's death is a perfect crime to capture America's imagination, writes Paul Farhi."

# Penguin Books imprint Dutton is relaunching their Guilt Edged Mysteries series in Summer 2012 as a digital imprint dedicated to discovering and publishing original crime short stories and novellas as eBooks.

"Dutton Guilt Edged Mysteries is looking for original works of modern crime and detective fiction between ten thousand and fifty thousand words that have a fresh voice and capture the noir spirit in an exciting, imaginative way. Is that your story? Please submit!"