Monthly Archives: September 2010

New Stories Available

This week I have two original stories, never published anywhere else before. Both have a mystery element to them because both have a crime. However, Our Slaying Song Tonight is a jukebox story, so it is technically science fiction. Our … Continue reading

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More Agent Stuff

Okay, here I go again. Attacking agents. But before you read any farther here, go read the post by Matt Buchman on his four book deal and his agent saga, or better put, lack of an agent saga. He ended … Continue reading

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Interview With Me

Jon S. Lewis did a nice interview with me on his site about why I am doing some of these blogs. Take a look.  Thanks, J.S. for doing that and the comments over the last year here. http://www.jonslewis.com/writing/world-publishing/

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Major Publisher’s Blog On Publishing

In case you folks have not been reading Michael Hyatt, who is the chairman and CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers, you should be. Let me point you to a few that might shock you.  For example, his blog on self-publishing … Continue reading

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Killing the Sacred Cows of Publishing: Self-Publishing is a Bad Idea

For the longest time, as long as I have been in this business and working to be in this business, which now boarders on 35 years, the idea of self-publishing your own work was always a bad idea. And there … Continue reading

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New Short Stories Up

Following are four short stories of mine that are now available electronically in just about every format. The story “In Search of the Perfect Orgasm” is this week’s free fiction below with some slight formatting issues caused by this WordPress … Continue reading

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Interesting Post

A very interesting post from a writer (Amanda Hocking) who has had some success on publishing electronic. Very balanced and pretty much what I have been trying to say that electronic and traditional are not mutually exclusive and that if … Continue reading

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Interesting Reading

The interview with KOBO CEO Michael Servinis, though short, is worth the read. He’s talking about the speed that everything is happening and how authors have choices now. Worth the read if you are following this new world of publishing. … Continue reading

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Kris in Germany

For those of you interested in some travel details about a science fiction writer’s trip to Germany and a sf convention there, Kris has been doing short travel journal-like posts on her blog. Fun reading. I’ve been home most of … Continue reading

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The New World of Publishing: The World is Not Ending

Lately the conversation among writers and editors and some publishers is very two-sided. Either the world of publishing will completely change in the next few years or everything will stay the same (and just some new stuff will get added … Continue reading

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