Monthly Archives: April 2010

Killing the Sacred Cows of Publishings. Asking Your Agent Permission

I have to ask permission from my agent. I have heard that sentence in one fashion or another more than I want to think about lately. Drives me crazy every time because of how really, really wrong and flat stupid … Continue reading

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Killing the Sacred Cows of Publishing: Researching Fiction

Those following this series had to know I would reach this topic eventually. Researching for a novel is one of what I call the half-truth myths. Yet I have known writer after writer that have had entire careers stopped cold … Continue reading

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Killing the Sacred Cows of Publishing: Writers Don’t Need to Practice

This myth, that writers don’t need to practice, is so damn silly when looked at with clear vision, it seems I wouldn’t need to talk about it at all in this book. But frighteningly enough, it is one of the … Continue reading

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One More Old Picture

You wanted to see an older picture of Kris? Well, here’s one on the afternoon we won the World Fantasy Award in 1989 for our work on Pulphouse. Back row from left to right are Gene Wolfe, unknown acceptor, Peter … Continue reading

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Another Old Picture. My First Signing

This great picture is my very first book signing. (Nina Kiriki Hoffman’s first signing as well.) This is right after Writers of the Future Volume #1 came out. It is in front of a mall store in Moscow, Idaho. Seated … Continue reading

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