Time to Boycott Writer’s Digest?

I haven’t talked too much here about Author Solutions, although I’ve written extensively on the topic elsewhere.  Here’s the skinny: They take your book.  For the low cost a a thousand, maybe two thousand dollars, they (their sub companies, anyway)...

Out with the old, in (soon) with the new!

I sold my desktop a couple of days ago.  The one year old shiny one, not the linux machine I use for writing.  It was a great gaming platform – superb quad core cpu, great graphics card, 23″ monitor.  Great computer. Also made more noise than some jet...

Story a week updates

So far I have written two new short stories, one per week. The process is going rather well, and I’m certainly not ‘short’ on ideas right now! What I’d like to begin doing as I move forward on this is to work on some serial fiction. Batches of...

A beginning…

Just finished the first short story for 2011.  About 3000 words, short fantasy.  There’s a Viable Paradise mini-workshop at Arisia (a Boston area con) later this month, and the deadline to submit (they are only taking five people) was tonight.  So I sent them...