Monthly Archives: August 2012

Killing the Sacred Cows of Publishing: The Myth of Giving Away 15% Ownership in Your Work.

Oh, oh, I’m doing another Killing the Sacred Cows of Publishing post. Stay tuned, I have a hunch there will be more. And it’s time for me to redo some of the old ones as well. Things have changed. Why … Continue reading

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Fiction River is Funded

I want to thank everyone who has supported Fiction River on our adventure into Kickstarter. It’s been fantastic. We ended up with over $14,000 in pledges, so that will allow us to fund almost three full issues of the anthology … Continue reading

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What’s Happened in August At WMG Publishing

Kris has decided to do a monthly report on the happenings around WMG Publishing and all the people coming and going. It’s fun. It’s short, it’s silly. Sort of the way things are around here.

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The Writing of Challenge Two Story #2: “Call Me UnFixable.”

I kept track of this one a little better in the writing. And I’m not going back to the stories I finished in July at this point. Just going to leave them in holding for a short time. As promised … Continue reading

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Free Fiction: Call Me Unfixable

 Call Me Unfixable A Bryant Street Story Dean Wesley Smith  Copyright © 2012 by Dean Wesley Smith Published by WMG Publishing Cover Design copyright © 2012 WMG Publishing Cover art copyright © Lamica/Dreamstime Act One I sat in my brand-new … Continue reading

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My Article in Kirkus

Well, the world has tilted and I have an article this morning in KirkusReviews. They wanted me to write about how I made the shift from traditional and how I got started, so I did. Bluntly, of course. If interested … Continue reading

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5 Days And Counting on Kickstarter

Our Fiction River Kickstarter project has five days left. Kris and I will be doing a countdown here and on Facebook and Twitter and her site toward the end. We want to make sure everyone has a chance to get … Continue reading

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The New World of Publishing: The Myths Are Still Strong

Sometimes, those of us playing out on the new edge of fiction, striding out for ourselves in the indie landscape trying to connect personally with readers, flat forget that the traditional side of this industry is still full of “the … Continue reading

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The Writing of Challenge Two Story #1: “For the Balance of a Heart.”

Challenge #2, story #1.  (CT#1) For the Balance of a Heart A Poker Boy Story Finally getting some of the new challenge stories through the process and up here. It’s been a very strange first month plus for the challenge. … Continue reading

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Fun New Fiction River Bonus Books

We are getting close to our stretch goal and there are eleven days left, so we felt it was time to add in a few really special items that Kris is offering to help Fiction River get a really good … Continue reading

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