Monthly Archives: April 2012

Colum Paget Wins the James White Award

Colum Paget, Hopefull Monster’s man in Britain, has won the James White Award!  The James White Award is one of the major speculative fiction awards for “amateur” writers, so the competition is tough.  This year, Colum’s story “Invocation of the Lurker” … Continue reading

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“Wings Over the Suicide Rocks” Now Available

One of the things I like about epublishing is the speed at which things can be made available.  My story “Wings Over the Suicide Rocks” has gone live at 10Flash Quarterly, only a few days after I announced the sale.  This … Continue reading

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Three Months Gone…So How Am I Doing?

We’ve reached the quarter mark of 2012, and I thought it would be a good time to assess where I am on my annual writing goals.  With only a quarter of the year finished, it’s no surprise that I’ve not … Continue reading

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Be the First of the Hip Kids to Get Marc Schuster’s The Grievers

While I can’t be certain this isn’t one of Marc Schuster‘s April Fools jokes, electronic versions of his second novel, The Grievers, went on sale April 1st.  If you’re not familiar with Marc’s writing, then you’re missing out—buy his book, … Continue reading

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A Hopefull Monster Gets Shortlisted

It’s not often you get to say you know someone who has been shortlisted for a significant writing award, so it’s a pleasure to congratulate fellow Hopefull Monster Colum Paget for making the shortlist for the James White Award.  The contest is … Continue reading

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“Wings Over the Suicide Rocks” To Soar at 10Flash Quarterly

I’ve had a nice run of sales over the past couple of weeks, and thankfully it continues.  10Flash Quarterly bought my flash story “Wings Over the Suicide Rocks” for their April 2012 issue.  This is my second sale to them. I … Continue reading

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