A comparison of the number of male and female book reviewers and authors reviewed: VIDA Women in Literary Arts
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Random House Responds to SFWA Slamming Its Hydra Imprint.
Here Be Magic Group Announcements
Jeffe Kennedy: I finally get to say that Carina will be publishing books 2 and 3 in my Fantasy Romance series, A Covenant of Thorns! The long-awaited sequel to ROGUE’S PAWN, tentatively titled ROGUE’S POSSESSION, is slated to come out October 7.
R. L. Naquin: First (and this is the thing I'm really excited about) I've got a short story (11k words) set in the Monster Haven world, and it's free! The story is called Ill-Conceived Magic and features Zoey and Maurice the closet monster in a brand new adventure. You can download it here: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/292836