Monthly Archives: January 2012

WORK IN PROGRESS: DEVILS OF THE ENDLESS DEEP

Coming in February? Well, that’s still possible. Get back to me on that in a few weeks. But that aside, this is what I’m working on now: the first of the six planned Fathomless Abyss e-books. I’m calling it Devils … Continue reading

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BOOKS FOR FANTASY AUTHORS XII: LAST BREATH (and STRANGER THAN FICTION)

From time to time I’ll recommend—not review, mind you, but recommend, and yes, there is a difference—books that I think science fiction and fantasy authors should have on their shelves. Some may be new and still in print, some may … Continue reading

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FLASHES OF INSPIRATION: STEALING FROM YOUR OWN EXPERIENCE

In The Guide to Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction, I discussed a few of the many places from which you can draw inspiration for your stories: from your own life, from history, from current events, and so on. Let’s take … Continue reading

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TAKE A DAY OFF

All the hustle and bustle of the new year has got me all revved up, and I’m working harder than I have in a long time. I’ve got a major new consulting client for whom I’m acquiring vintage SF, fantasy, … Continue reading

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HEALTHY BODY/HEALTHY MIND

Last week, wrapped in some whining and ranting and raving, were embedded some of those delightful little devils, New Years Resolutions. Believe me, I’m not going over all that doom and gloom and impotent rage stuff again. On my to … Continue reading

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