"A Few Words on Professionalism" by Anne Rainey
Three Wicked Writers blog
Every author and aspiring author should read and follow this advice. Writing is a profession, you can help yourself be successful by being professional.
All About Japanese Tentacle P*rn" by Cecil Adams
Well, it actually makes sense once he explains. "Till 1993 Japanese law prohibited depictions of penises and intercourse. So Maeda was obliged to come up with a substitute: tentacles."
Dorchester Hires New CEO; Sets New Plan (Publishers Weekly) 11/16/10
It's very sad, but it looks more and more like Dorchester is not going to survive. They launched a lot of great writers, and have always put out some excellent fantasy and paranormal romance.