D. Thomas Mintonwrites speculative fiction from an undisclosed location in the Pacific Northwest.
Tag Archives: Dreams in Dust
A friend of mine sent this picture from Powell’s Books in Portland: That’s Wastelands 2 , which includes my story “Dreams in Dust,” next to Terry Pratchett on the new arrival shelf. Very cool.
As an author, I’m supposed to push the books and magazines where my stories appear—you know, the business side of things. Well, this one almost slipped by me, but is one that I’m particularly proud of because I share pages … Continue reading
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
I may have been away from the writing world for the past few months, but that doesn’t mean the writing world stopped. The Hugo Awards were announced in August at Loncon 3. The Hugo Awards have always been one of my favorites. … Continue reading
My story “Dreams in Dust,” which originally appeared in Lightspeed Magazine‘s December 2012 issue, was selected to appear in an upcoming anthology called Wastelands 2. The anthology was originally to appear from Nightshade Books before the publisher imploded. Fortunately, editor John … 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
The more I publish, the more I learn about the business. Earlier this year, my story “Dreams in Dust” was accepted as a reprint for an anthology called Wastelands II, originally to be released by Nightshade Books last July. Nightshade … Continue reading
Wow, that happened fast. I sold the reprint rights to my story “Dreams in Dust” in the span of about five minutes to a forthcoming anthology, Wastelands II, edited by John Joseph Adams. Mr. Adams emailed me out of the … Continue reading
I’ve been offline for about 10 days, so I only recently learned that my story “Dreams in Dust” has made Tangent‘s recommended reading list for 2012. Woo-hoo! I’ve never made a recommended reading list before, so I’m excited and honored. Tangent and … Continue reading