Tag Archives: Serial Fiction
Why New Worlds: Markets

Why New Worlds: Markets

In early 2011 I was going through a novel of mine, Eyes of Silver, cleaning up a scan from the paperback version. I’d not looked at the book in thirteen years, save for finding a couple of references that I used in my Age of Discovery novels. (Yes, the books are linked.) Cleaning up the [...]

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The Secrets Super Pen (on sale for a limited time)

The Secrets Super Pen (on sale for a limited time)

Over Halloween I was asked if I had any of the Secrets Pens from this summer for sale. As you can see from the picture, the pen has a ballpoint, a 4 gig flash drive and a laser pointer. (That’s the button on top.) I’d run out of them at Dragoncon and sincerely thought I [...]

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The Next Step Collection

The Next Step Collection

A lot of people are just finishing up NaNoWriMo or are looking ahead to 2011 as the year when they get their novel in publishable shape, so they can take the plunge into the world of publishing. I really understand that dream, and I want to help people realize it. This is one of the [...]

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Gencon Schedule

Gencon Schedule

I’ll be at Gencon in Indianapolis next week, teaching my writing classes, doing a reading, and some autographing sessions, just hanging out and having a bunch of fun with friends and colleagues. My schedule looks like this: Thursday 8/5: 10-12 Noon Signing (At the Catalyst Game Labs booth) 4 PM The Rules of Writing 5 [...]

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The Chain Story Project

The Chain Story Project

I have been so busy working on the Chain Story Project, that I’ve neglected to blog about it here. I guess that’s like the old saying—the cobbler’s children always go barefoot. Getting the project together has been a challenge, but now that things are rolling along, I’m confident the project will fulfill its potential and [...]

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Digital Career Guide

Digital Career Guide

I have just released a new product in my store: The Digital Career Guide. I’ve been working on this for the last three months. It covers what you need to know to set up a successful writing business on the Internet. I talk about everything from attitudes to how to produce captivating fiction, on through [...]

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The Edits Begin

Editing a novel, for me anyway, is a process that I enjoy and dread. Dread first. This is a huge pile of paper, somewhere around six hundred fifty manuscript pages. And I know, from many years’ experience that the front end of it will be the worst. In starting a novel I tend to toss [...]

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