Tag Archives: Trick Molloy
Getting Physical With Books

Getting Physical With Books

I’ve been a huge proponent of digital publishing down through the years. In fact, I take great delight at watching other pundits holding forth on discoveries they’ve made, which are identical to things I was saying five years ago. These would be things concerning the pricing of books, the rise in popularity of series fiction [...]

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Ebook Golden Age: Diversity Returns

Ebook Golden Age: Diversity Returns

The response to my last series of posts has been fantastic. One of the subjects a number of folks have asked me to talk about is how ebooks will change the nature of what we write. I think it will have a huge impact, and a wonderful one. It’s this aspect of the Golden Age [...]

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Publishing: Coughing Up Blood

Publishing: Coughing Up Blood

Publishing is dying—publishing as we know it anyway. In the past couple of days I’ve tried to show how dysfunctional traditional publishing is with its accounting practices. Traditional publishing has always lagged behind the technology curve, and as the rate of technological change accelerates, there’s little or no chance of traditional publishers ever getting caught [...]

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The Best Paranormal Crime Stories Ever Told

The Best Paranormal Crime Stories Ever Told

I just got a copy of The Best Paranormal Crime Stories Ever Told.It’s a collection edited by Martin H. Greenberg and has an introduction by John Helfers. It has eighteen stories by a host of bestselling writers including (but not limited to) Mike Resnick, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Anne Perry, P. N. Elrod, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, [...]

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Tricknomancy: The Trick Molloy Collection

Tricknomancy: The Trick Molloy Collection

Just wanted to let you know that I’ve finally gathered up all seven of the Trick Molloy stories and made them into a single, novel-length collection. Many of these stories I’ve shared on this website, doling them out in serialized chunks a couple years ago. I really like these stories for a variety of reasons. [...]

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I Write Like….

I Write Like….

In surfing around the Internet I chanced across the latest viral craze site: I Write Like…. It’s a site where you supply a sample of your writing, and the site reveals which famous author you write like. It’s a fun idea and I was kind of wondering if I’d get tagged as writing as myself. [...]

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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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