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How to Write Fiction – Three Hard Truths

I’m involved with a new series on YouTube called “Anecdote,” where we’re putting together 5-15 minute videos about writing advice, interviews, etc. It’s a lot about “how to write fiction” but in terms of my experience in starting from the … Continue reading

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Free Fiction!

My short story, “Somewhere it Snows,” is now available as a free kindle download, but only for the next few days; act now. After one day it’s made it to the #2 spot for free literary fiction (short stories) and … Continue reading

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It’s Been a Year; Here’s what I’ve Been Doing…

I’ve been busy – mostly with a full time job. So let me do this by the numbers… I got a new agent! Actually multiple agents including Eddie Schneider and Joshua Bilmes, and these guys are the best. Even if … Continue reading

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DragonCon Schedule

My DragonCon Schedule is now updated; I hope to see you there!!! Rejectomancy: Hear tales of the best rejection letters sent or recieved; Fri 01:00 pm at the Regency V – Hyatt Science Fiction–The Real Thing How to break into … Continue reading

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Special Offer for Walmart AND Germline and Chimera Fans

You’re an early shopper for Christmas or someone’s birthday is coming upĀ and you’re looking for the perfect gift for the science fiction fan in your life. What should you do? You know that it’s hard to find a good science … Continue reading

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What DongWon Song, Anne Lesley Groell, and Nick Mamatas Have in Common. Also DragonCon.

Tim Ward Interviews moi Did you know that I stole an idea from George RR Martin’s editor, Anne Lesley Groell? Did you know that DongWon Song is a steely eyed missile man with balls of cast iron? Did you know … Continue reading

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Nick Mamatas on Germline

There is this cool webzine called Clarkesworld, and a few years ago I submitted a story to them but then withdrew it because of one name: Nick Mamatas. His rejections were legendary. I have no idea why I was so … Continue reading

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2012: A Heck of a Ride So Far and Chimera is on the Way…

Awards, Reviews, and Overall Kick-Assedness This has been a great year, although I could do without the heat. Then again, we all have complaints so I’ll stop mine right there and get to the point: 2012 is shaping up to … Continue reading

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In the Press

My local paper interviews me about Germline, Exogene, Chimera, writing, and oh yeah: DragonCon!

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When Two Whales Collide, I Publish Fiction for 99 Cents (or However Much it Costs in Europe/Can/Aus/NZ)

Someone once told me there was a Korean proverb that went something like this: “when two whales collide, the shrimp get crushed.” Well in the world of publishing, the whales are colliding. Who are they? Amazon, for one, the classic … Continue reading

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