D. Thomas Mintonwrites speculative fiction from an undisclosed location in the Pacific Northwest.
Monthly Archives: November 2014
I got my page proofs for Wastelands 2, an upcoming anthology that will contain a reprint of my story “Dreams in Dust.” I’ve only gotten real honest-to-god page proofs a couple of times, but it’s always been exciting to receive them because they … Continue reading
While e-books have yet to replace print books in terms of sales (and incidentally, growth in sales seems to have slowed in recent years), they are a fixture in the marketplace and not going anywhere. Some people love them and some … Continue reading
My National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, got off to a slow start as I wrote less than 1,000 words over the first three days of November (I need to average ~1,700 words per day to reach NaNoWriMo’s 50,000-word target). This lackluster beginning … Continue reading
My new (but old) story “Hoodoo” went live today at Kasma SF. This story was originally printed in the shortlived and unfortunately overlooked Specutopia. I doubt more than a handful of people ever read it, which is unfortunate because I … Continue reading
Have you ever noticed that most short fiction publications are variations on a narrow approach, especially if they are a revenue generating magazine? Most are simply extensions of the traditional publication model: a group of stories are assembled by an editor and sold as … Continue reading
“The Schrödinger War” has been good to me. It was originally published in Lightspeed Magazine in September 2013, podcasted by Starship Sofa in 2014, and translated into Estonian this past month. It received good reviews from both Locus (and the always-difficult-to-please … Continue reading