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Weekly Links Roundup (3/7-3/13/2011)

Posted in 20 Years Later, authors, Emma Newman, weekly links on March 13, 2011 by MRL

Once again, the post-apocalyptic elves have been working furiously at the Dystopia Press home office/compound. While much of our time has been spent closing out the final pre-press work on Emma Newman‘s 20 Years Later, we did find time to upload a PDF of the first five chapters of 20YL here. In the next few weeks, we’ll make this sample available via the nifty interfaces at Issuu and Scribd as well.

Links of note below for this week include a great fundraiser for theĀ  Red Cross which is even more timely than ever!

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Weekly Links Roundup (2/28-3/6/2011)

Posted in 20 Years Later, acquisitions, apps, Emma Newman, movies, weekly links with tags , , , , on March 6, 2011 by MRL

It’s been another busy week at the Dystopia Press home office. Pre-press work on Emma Newman‘s 20 Years Later is just about done and the marketing efforts continue to ramp up. (In the very near future we’ll be posting the first five chapters for everyone to read in addition to an online media/press kit.) In other news, we’re currently in negotiations for the rights to what we hope will be our next book . . . more on that as it develops.

But, back to the task at hand, here’s our weekly list of links you should check out.

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Weekly Links Roundup (2/14-2/19/2011)

Posted in recommended links, weekly links with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 19, 2011 by MRL

There are two basic types of books: books as tools (dictionaries, textbooks, guides) and books as entertainment (fiction, trade non-fiction, coffee table books). Sure, there’s some overlap between those two categories—cookbooks come to mind—but in general when a book is a tool people use it when they need it, then put it down, and don’t give it much more thought after that until they need it again. On the other hand, when you have books as entertainment, those readers are more likely extend their engagement with that book, topic, or genre past the act of reading itself. So, with all that in mind, below are the links we’ve come across this week from both the post-apocalyptic and book/publishing communities.

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