Here are a few stories to read this morning.
- Did you notice that Amazon disabled the Kindle Loan feature last month? (I didn’t – a reader pointed it out. Thanks!, Phillip!)
- The Oxford University Press has proposed committing a very British form of heresy: removing excess letters from words such as honour.
- As this author explains, there are times when you want one-star reviews.
- Cat Rambo is right when she tells authors to stop multi-tasking. (Alas, some of us do not have a choice, which is why I have learned to both manage my ADHD and lean into it.)
- Jonathan Bailey digs into the Can’t Be Evil NFTs (it’s an attempt to replicate Creative Commons, but with NFTs mixed in).
- Merriam Webster added 370 words to the dictionary this month.
P.S. If you are looking for an artist to design the background of your new SF book cover, may I suggest Grand Failure? (deviant art, Instagram) I am a huge fan of this artist, and have used their work in several projects. I even built a Linktree-style site as a tribute (Grand-Failure.com).