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Reading (African Authors)
I don’t think I’ve read any of the stories listed in this selection of 2019 African speculative short stories yet, but many readers are trying to expand their reading pool. This looks like a good place to start for both stories and markets that might have been overlooked. Nigerian writer Ekpeki Oghenechovwe Donald put the list together, offering far more than the usual ten to explore. At the bottom are short comments and reviews to tease your reading appetite. (Via Liminal Fiction)
Marketing (Cover Art)
Author Scott Gilmore reviews his book cover design decisions as they affect the appeal of his books.
Happiness is relative. This is not a new concept, but the article looks at how circumstances can drive you in the wrong direction by providing incorrect feedback. (Via Holly Lisle)
The more we learn about Pluto’s icy, heart-shaped feature, the more fascinating it becomes.
Staying healthy while packed in a sardine can for long hours is a challenge. Here are tips for arriving as healthy as you left when traveling by airplane.