Links Of The Week, Vol. 2, Issue 8 — non-traditional stores are selling more books than ever. Good news for authors, marketers, and publishers. And also for readers. — a workshop on worldbuilding for fantasy authors and a contest to boot. — Kat Richardson writes up her talk from Rainforest Writers Village Session 2 on “Setting” – a slushreader explains the slush experience and gives useful tips on how to get your story to succeed