Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Family of six hacked to death for witchcraft in eastern India

J. Rutger Madison
J. Rutger Madison says “Indian family hacked to death for suspected witchcraft.” — By Jatindra Dash BHUBANESWAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An Indian couple and four of their children were hacked to death by a mob of villagers who accused them of practicing witchcraft and making their children sick, police in the eastern state of Odisha said on Monday. The victims were asleep in their mud house in the hamlet of Lahanda in Keonjhar district, when a group of around five people armed with axes broke in. District Superintendent of Police Kavita Jalan said two surviving children…

Interview with LK Kelly

Lela Markham
Lela Markham says “Interview with LK Kelly”
Today’s interview is with L.K. Kelly, who has been a great supporter on Twitter. Welcome to the blog, Kim. Tell us something about yourself. First, I want to thank you for the invi…

Why erotica writers are upset with Amazon

Susie Kearley
Susie Kearley says “Why short book writers are upset with Amazon”
Is Amazon giving short story writers a raw deal? Amazon has changed how it pays royalties to self-publishing authors who make their titles available through Kindle's borrowing plat…

Kindle Unlimited: July's Changes, My Results

Paul Keene
Paul Keene says “Kindle Unlimited: July’s Changes, My Results | Molly Greene: Writer ”
by Molly Greene You’d have to be hiding from the world not to have heard about the modifications Amazon made to payouts in their Kindle Unlimited program July 1. Speculation about …


Eli Kale
Eli Kale says “The Basics of Self-Publishing via @DavidGaughran
To counter some of the misinformation about how "difficult" or "expensive" self-publishing is, and to try and keep writers from the clutches of disreputable, in…