D. Thomas Mintonwrites speculative fiction from an undisclosed location in the Pacific Northwest.
Monthly Archives: January 2014
My interview with Schlock Magazine is now available, so if you’re inclined, you can find it here. I got to talk about inspirations, the publishing landscape, and some of my upcoming projects. I hope you enjoy it.
Last month I did an interview with Schlock Magazine that was put into the queue to appear this January. I got notified today that my interview will appear Saturday as part of their “Schlock Talks” series. I had a good time … Continue reading
I’ve been neglecting my site the past few days, so I thought I’d post a quick something to let people know I haven’t disappeared. At the end of December, I started a novella I have been meaning to write for … Continue reading
Many writers struggle with self-doubt. I don’t know if this is a product of type of people who write, or if it’s the result of the subjective nature of measuring what’s “good writing” that leaves them crippled when trying to assess … Continue reading
Every January Tangent releases its recommended reading list for the previous year. Tangent is one of the two major science fiction review publications (the other is Locus), so a lot of people see its reviews and its recommendations. Last year, … Continue reading
My story “Forget the Rain” appeared this month at Kasma SF. I wrote it shortly after joining the Codex writing group early in 2011. Codex is a large community of predominantly new writers who share information about the publishing business and … Continue reading
There has always been the assumption that the stereotypical reader of science fiction is a fairly well to do, middle-aged, white man. While this might be true to some extent (stereotypes are often rooted in some historical “truth,” real or … Continue reading