Here are some links to stuff which might intrigue, or depress, or infuriate.
If you're interested in the e-book (or even ebook) phenomenon, Telereads has plenty to say on the subject. (Thanks to Paul Perry in Melbourne for the link.)
Spike magazine has an interview with Scott Pack. I don't think Scott is deliberately telling fibs, but if he really has time to do as much reading as he says, I'm amazed.
The storySouth 2006 Million Writers Award for fiction is now open. You can read the rules and nominate a story.
Victor Keegan has been trying out a number of self-publishing services.