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Monthly Archives: October 2022
Maybe the most unanswerable question people like me are asked—other than “where do you get your ideas?” which is an eternal mystery everyone, not just writers, should be familiar with—is any version of: Okay, but how do I actually do it? … Continue reading →
There, I did it—I came out! Well, not really. I’ve talked about my Ace Doubles collection and even my Star Trek shrine in the past, but this whole book collecting thing has been ramping up for me over the past several years … Continue reading →
The truest anger or distress is conveyed by authors who actually feel anger or distress in their soul. Thus the best writers are those who are either highly gifted or insane. —Aristotle, The Poetics A good fiction author is at least … Continue reading →
I know. Nobody likes talking about money, especially in the publishing business, which can be impenetrable on a good day, and as recent merger issues have confirmed, dishonest on a bad one. I’ve always found that in the absence of … Continue reading →