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Monthly Archives: May 2021
Here’s what I think… Starting with the understanding that authors are human, and therefor inherently flawed, we should expect authors to write the best books they can. In keeping with the Golden Rule, that means our readers should expect the … Continue reading →
This week, a bit of a teaser… Coming soon. —Philip Athans Follow me on Twitter @PhilAthans… Link up with me on LinkedIn… Friend me on GoodReads… Find me at PublishersMarketplace… Or contact me for editing, coaching, ghostwriting, and more at Athans & Associates Creative Consulting.
I hate semicolons. There, I said it. As a copy editor, it has been both a joy and a grinding labor to give manuscript after manuscript a thorough, even complete semicolostomy. Behind me lay the corpses of thousands upon thousands … Continue reading →
I’ve written before on the difference between fantasy and science fiction, and even how we can combine genres like science fiction-horror or science-fantasy, but in reading Science Fiction Handbook, Revised (1975) by L. Sprague de Camp & Catherine de Camp, their take on the subject … Continue reading →