Monthly Archives: June 2011

Hiatus

I will be offline for about a week as my new class starts up for the summer. Have fun!

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Review: A Pocketful of Faces

A Pocketful of Faces is a short story written by Paul Di Filippo and published in the March/April edition of Fantasy & ScienceFiction. This fast-paced story does not feel like it is 20 pages long.  I especially appreciated how the … Continue reading

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Drafting, Crafting, Polishing

I’m not a fan of the word revise when referring to changes a writer makes to a work prior to receiving the input of an editor.  To revise a manuscript, in my opinion, is to take a completed work and … Continue reading

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Project: Welcome to the Nightmare

Writing is a business, and must be treated like a business.  But writing is also an art, and some things I do as a writer are purely for the love of an idea, for expression, for art.  Welcome to the … Continue reading

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Review: Scatter My Ashes

Scatter My Ashes is a contemporary fantasy novelet (F&SF spelling) written by Albert E. Cowdrey and published in the March/April edition of Fantasy & ScienceFiction. Despite the opening line, “Things had moved fast on the Pacific coast,” (pg. 6), the story … Continue reading

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Managing Concurrent Projects

Writing may be an art, but publishing is a business.  A lot of people will tell you that.  But, if you want to make a living writing, then writing is your business and you need to treat it that way. … Continue reading

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Project Work

I’m keeping one of my current fiction projects a bit quiet.  After realizing that I needed to re-think the first novel I release to the public, I’ve begun to experiment with a stand-alone novel idea I have, but it is an … Continue reading

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