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Mid-Month Reminder about May Online Workshops

All of these online workshops have openings at the moment. Each is six weeks long and takes about 4 hours per week to do. Sign-up information is under the green tab below. (Bolded workshops are the ones we have started … Continue reading

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A Promotion for “Dust and Kisses”

Hey, gang, WMG Publishing has a one-day promotion going today (might extend a little into Friday) for my novel Dust and Kisses. The book is the first book in my Seeder’s Universe series of books and stories. It’s science fiction … Continue reading

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New Report On Author Earnings

Well, folks, this will knock your socks off. As many of us suspected, this data, even if half right, is a stunner. So here’s the site to get the full article and how it was done and to add in … Continue reading

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Smith’s Monthly Issue #4 Contents… Now Available

Smith’s Monthly Issue #4 Issue #4… January 2014 This issue contains around 90,000 words of original fiction.  A brand new full novel, plus four original, never-published short stories. it also contains two ongoing serial stories. (Don’t worry, there is a … Continue reading

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Support a Great New Anthology

Cars, Cards, and Carbines is a multi-genre anthology edited by Travis Heermann and John Helfers. A Kickstarter project just started to fund this and I don’t often push a project, but this one I’m pushing. It’s cool and it’s going … Continue reading

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Free Audio Book of Mine

I’m very proud of a story I wrote some time back called “In the Shade of the Slowboat Man.”  It first appeared in F&SF Magazine, was on the final ballot for the NebulaAward, was made into a radio play. Now, … Continue reading

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New Workshops and New Schedule for the Fall

Since I am about to launch into quickly redoing a bunch of the Killing the Sacred Cows of Publishing posts and putting them up here before getting them into a book, I figured I had better talk about the workshops … Continue reading

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First Data Out for 2012

For those of you who like facts instead of myths, here is a little data compiled by the the American Association of Publishers (AAP). The survey every month 1200 publishers (but do not have data from smaller indie publishers). They … Continue reading

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The Ghost Novel Writing Is On for Next Week

As I have said a few times over the last six months, I was hired to write a ghost novel for a major author. I will never tell anyone who the author is or even why I am writing this … Continue reading

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Audio Outtakes from Fiction River Volume One

At the moment, at WMG Publishing, they are working to get the audio version of Fiction River Volume #1, Unnatural Worlds, recorded. I am supposed to go in and record my story for the volume Wednesday evening, which ought to … Continue reading

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