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ONE OF THOSE WEEKS

Another late blog post this week, though I’ve really been thinking about it all day. I could write about this, I could write about that, I could write about the other thing . . . and though I always like to keep it … Continue reading

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PICK MY BRAIN

Yuck. I’ve always hated that phrase. But thanks to my good friends at Writer’s Digest, there’s now an easy, simple, anyone-can-use way to get me on the phone for a substantive talk about your work in progress, questions about publishing, … Continue reading

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WRITING MONSTERS

At last it can be revealed in all its glory: my upcoming book from Writer’s Digest: Writing Monsters. Picking up where The Guide to Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction left off, at least in the case of monsters, this book … Continue reading

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MORE TRAVELLER . . . FINALLY!

It’s been way too long getting the new fiction line for Marc Miller’s latest version of the venerable role-playing game Traveller up and running, and I have to admit that most of that is my fault, but at last . . . The … Continue reading

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SOME COPY TIPS

Cover copy, sell copy, catalog copy, web copy . . . the reality is that unless you, your editor, or some other helpful soul writes this, your book will forever be overlooked. Though yes, it is possible to present a book without … Continue reading

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THE SIX EDITORS

By now you’ve probably heard different titles for different editors, heard of different sorts of edits, and you may even know what the difference is between all of those people and edits. Most likely you don’t For reasons unknown, this … Continue reading

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A PICTURE INSPIRES A THOUSAND WORDS

I recently sat down, via Skype, with Pro Se Productions’s Tommy Hancock to talk about new pulp, my story in his anthology Sixguns & Spaceships, and a new project I’m working on for him: a short story based on an … Continue reading

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“SOME BASIC DIALOG TIPS,” PHIL SUGGESTED

I have taught my one-day seminar Living Dialog a few times already and have had the best time with that session. It’s coming up again in the spring and I’ve been thinking about it, and thinking lately about some basic … Continue reading

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SCIENCE FICTION CAN BE FUN AGAIN

But that’ll be up to us. I tend to read both science fiction and fantasy from the opposite ends of the spectrum. I love new, avant garde, experimental (whatever you want to call it) literary SF and fantasy by the … Continue reading

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WHAT PUBLISHERS HAVE THAT YOU DON’T

Gearing up for the Writer’s Digest Conference West this weekend, Write on the Sound the weekend after that, and a new Writing Fantasy & Science Fiction class starting tonight, I’ve been thinking again about one of the questions I always … Continue reading

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