Monthly Archives: July 2012

Challenge Update

Last day of a very crazy and fun July. And yes, I have been writing and the amount of writing has been gaining speed as the month went on. And it feel great, even with all the distractions. I did … Continue reading

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Fiction River Funded!!!

In less than two days, Fiction River funded on Kickstarter. Let me simply say, Wow!!!!!!!!!! Thanks everyone, for the fantastic support of Fiction River. We just put up two new stretch rewards. Our new goal now is to help pay … Continue reading

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Fiction River: Kris and I Are Returning To Editing

That’s right. Hugo Award winning editor Kristine Kathryn Rusch and I are coming back to editing with a project called Fiction River. Fiction River will be a bimonthly anthology series starting in April next year. Each anthology will be theme-focused … Continue reading

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The New World of Publishing: Fear

For some time I have been considering going after the topic of fear in publishing. I know I talk about it all the time at workshops and in comments. And I have touched on the topic in a few blog … Continue reading

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Quick Update

Just finished a week of workshops starting with the Pitches and Blurbs workshop and ending this weekend with Scott William Carter and I teaching the “Think Like a Publisher” workshop. Very intense four days and a ton of fun. Before … Continue reading

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The New World of Publishing: Blurb Writing

As I said in the first post of this short series, I will take a few areas of publishing and compare them across, from indie to traditional. The differences, the beliefs, the myths, and how things are actually done. The … Continue reading

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Kristine Kathryn Rusch Series of Articles Worth Reading

Three weeks ago, my wife, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, did an article on her web site she called “Perfection.” Then last week she followed that with an article with the title “Careers, Critics, and Professors.” Now this week she has added … Continue reading

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The New World of Publishing: Editing and Proofing

Just for fun and giggles and to help kill a few myths, I figured I would take a few areas of publishing and compare them across, from indie to traditional. The differences, the beliefs, how things are actually done. I’ll … Continue reading

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Some Star Trek Fun and History

Last week in the mail I got this huge packet of royalty statements from Pocket Books. Now understand, when I say huge, I mean huge. Maybe 200 pages. I’ve written shorter novels to be honest. These statements are only for … Continue reading

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New Challenge

July 1st has a lot of power. Not as much as January 1st, but close. It’s a great time to start something new. Actually, for me, I’m going to continue something old. Well, sort of.  But this time, I’m going … Continue reading

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