Monthly Archives: October 2010

Three New Stories Available

Three new short stories up for sale through WMG Publishing. All three are on all major sites. And just below this is one of the stories, “The Last Burp of a Very Good Woman” as the week’s free story. Enjoy. … Continue reading

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The New World of Publishing: An Idea to Take Shots At

Over the last couple weeks in the workshops here, a number of professional writers and I have been trying (during side discussions) to come up with reasons why an idea won’t work. Novelist Scott William Carter (who was my co-instructor … Continue reading

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The New World of Publishing: My Biggest Fears

I have numbers of worries and fears about this new world of publishing where writers sometimes create their own publishing company or even publish a story or novel under their own name. And not one of my fears deals with … Continue reading

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The New World of Publishing: The Rolling Stone is Gaining Speed.

The rolling stone of small and self-publishing is gaining speed as every day goes by. Starting on last Thursday evening and running for three days, novelist Scott William Carter and I led a discussion with a little over thirty well-published … Continue reading

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Workshop, New Story, and Kris Jumps Into Agent Discussion

New Free Poker Boy story up below this post. On her web site, in her weekly series of business articles, Kristine Kathryn Rusch talks about planning for death, not your own death, but of those you trust and work with. … Continue reading

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Killing the Sacred Cows of Publishing: You Can Trust Your Agent

Okay, I’m going to grab hold of the third rail of fiction publishing with this one and see how long I can hold on. Myth: You can trust your fiction agent. Major myth, actually. And one I have tried to … Continue reading

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Fantastic Comments by Laura Resnick

Writers, if you are not reading the comments from Laura Resnick under the last post of mine called “More Agent Stuff” you are missing a free lesson in the business of publishing fiction. You ever want a clear statement about … Continue reading

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