Monthly Archives: March 2010

REVIEW THIS

Because of space considerations, the following section had to be cut from the final text of The Guide to Writing Fantasy & Science Fiction, but why let it go to waste? The quotes from friends were taken directly from the … Continue reading

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DON’T BE A SNOBBY READER (LIKE ME) or HOW ANDY GIBB MADE ME WANT TO READ A ROMANCE NOVEL

Over the past several weeks, I’ve been methodically importing my entire CD collection into iTunes, backed up by a external hard drive and now resident on my shiny new 160GB iPod Classic. So far, I have about 11½ days worth … Continue reading

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ADVICE FOR AUTHORS FROM THE PUBLISHING BUSINESS CONFERENCE & EXPO

By now I’m sure you’ve read, with great interest, my blog reports on the Publishing Business Conference & Expo, which I attended last week in New York. I’m also sure they left you asking, “Yeah, but, as an aspiring fantasy … Continue reading

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PUBLISHING BUSINESS CONFERENCE & EXPO: DAY TWO

Revised on March 13, 2010 to include formatting and links. . . . Tired! A second long day of back-to-back sessions at the Publishing Business Conference & Expo here in breezy New York City. I have pages and pages of notes, but limited … Continue reading

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PUBLISHING BUSINESS CONFERENCE & EXPO: DAY ONE

Revised on March 12th with formatting and links! Well, here I am with a view of Times Square out my hotel window. I’ve flown in from an unseasonably sunny Seattle to an unseasonably sunny New York for the Publishing Business … Continue reading

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WHEN YOU DIE, CAN I HAVE THIS?

The title of this post is an actual quote from my nine year old son after a few minutes of playing with my new Sony Reader. He tends to be drawn to any kind of electronic gadget, but he really … Continue reading

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