Monthly Archives: April 2015

Inspiration: Sinking Holes

It’s been a while since a new story of my has been published, so I haven’t had much opportunity to continue my series of inspiration posts.  I often get asked what inspired a particular story.  Sometimes I don’t know the answer—it’s … Continue reading

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Editors Should Be Your Writing Ally

An editor should be your ally in writing, not your adversary. We’ve all heard stories of nightmare editors–folks who make substantial change without consulting writers (then say they were only minor tweaks), not being communicative, not upholding contractual obligations (of … Continue reading

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For Me, A Sad Hugo Day

So the Hugo Award nominations were announced this weekend.  Yeah. . .um. . .hmm. That’s a distressing response. If you haven’t been following the award nominations—and you’re forgiven if you haven’t because I haven’t either—then you’re probably unaware of what has happened with … Continue reading

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Perihelion to Publish “Sinking Holes”

I’ve sold some reprints and translations recently, but new story sales have been slow, so I’m particularly pleased to announce that Perihelion has bought my story “Sinking Holes.” It’s scheduled to appear in the May issue, but the editor has told … Continue reading

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