1. RITA scores are back and as a result folks are finding they got dinged when maybe they shouldn't. I know RWA is working to fix that going forward so this just gives us a sense of how much work we still have to do, because the judging clarification will help, but it's not a cure all.
2. This video ode to romance novels made me happy.
3. This story on why writing matters in the age of despair is lovely.