Monthly Archives: April 2009

Kris’s Diving in the Wreck Series

Great news. My wife, Kristine Kathryn Rusch won the Asimov’s Reader’s Choice Award for best novella for her story “Room of Lost Souls.” Congrats, Kris! For those of you who don’t know, “Room of Lost Souls” is part of the … Continue reading

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Paying the Price: Getting Weird

So far in these Paying the Price posts, I’ve talked about a lot of different aspects of how writers have to pay a price to become a professional writer. And even though you might not believe what I’m talking about … Continue reading

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Great Research Site

On my continuing battle to discover if Twitter is going to be worth my time to check, I discovered a great research site posted there by a friend. (Thanks, Rebecca!) The site is called GodChecker and I have put a … Continue reading

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Query Shark

Over in my links, I added a link to Query Shark. It is an interesting blog run by an agent tearing apart query letters to help writers make them better. I agree with a lot of the basic information she … Continue reading

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Times List

Lynn Viehl posted her entire royalty statement here. And her post about it is right on the money and very clear. You ever wonder what it takes to hit the New York Times extended bestseller list? You want to have … Continue reading

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Freelance Survival Guide

Kris just put up another installment of her Freelancer’s Survival Guide on her web site. This time it’s about dealing with illness. If you have any thoughts of ever being a freelance writer, or are one already, or are thinking … Continue reading

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Paying the Price: Taxes & Friends

So far over this series of posts about Paying the Price with your fiction writing, I’ve talked about time, about family, about money, and some other general attitude problems that writers must face to become regular selling fiction writers. If … Continue reading

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Information for Workshop

First off, if you haven’t read Kris’s new post, the first in many concerning how to be a freelancer of any type, go to her site and read it. Kristine Kathryn Rusch. Amazing information. Two posts down I put up … Continue reading

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Freelance Guide

My wife, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is writing a fantastic guide to freelancing on her web site. While I’ve been talking about motivation and goals and paying the price here, Kris is writing a series of articles to help those who … Continue reading

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Paying the Price: Time

It’s time to talk about time. So far in this series of blogs, I’ve talked about Paying the Price in general, with your family, and with money. If you haven’t read the ones before this one, scan down and read … Continue reading

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