Month: March 2010

The way it all works, part 2: Insight into the publishing process from Charles Stross

A insightful look into the publication process from start to finish from Charles Stross. Check out his CMAP #1, and CMAP #2 posts as well. Helpful and sarcastic – just the way I like my data dumps. Common Misconceptions about Publishing #2: How Books Are Made

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Appropriate timing: The way it all works, by William Gibson

I have several times contemplated joining Twitter just so I could ask William Gibson (profile: GreatDismal) the very same question (his answer is in brackets, and no, I am not enygma9890). It’s an appropriately timed exchange though, since I am taking a short break from preparing my third short story for submission this evening. A […]

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Quote: William Gibson

The right measure of frank peculiarity, the unexpected, makes any fictional character or cover-story feel instantly more real. –William Gibson

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First Sale!

I will officially be a published author as of Q4 2010! It’s surreal to think that the very first short story that I ever wrote was accepted by the very first magazine I ever submitted it to. I’ll update the bibliography section and post more details once I’m under contract with the fantastically amazing speculative […]

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Launch

Taking the plunge and finally taking my personal blog offline in favor of a professional presence on Digilutionary hurt a little more than I thought it would. For some time now, I’d been feeling the ticklings of worry, those tiny thoughts that filter into your daily web surfing about someone, somewhere out there taking advantage […]

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