Help Scott Lynch Help Steven Brust and Emma Bull

Thursday, August 16, 2012

I just learned today that two industry treasures are involved in alarming medical procedures. Fortunately, another industry treasure is lending a hand. The talented Scott Lynch is running…

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Under Construction

Monday, August 13, 2012

This week I’m going to be experimenting with a new blog look, so some of my sidebars and links may or may not be working for a while….

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My Query Letter

Friday, August 10, 2012

So here’s the point where I’m supposed to sit back and provide great advice about how to write a query letter to get your book into the hands…

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The Best of Jungle Stories

Monday, August 6, 2012

Over at Black Gate today I waxed on about the peculiar glories of the adventures of Ki-Gor in old Jungle Stories magazine. My friend Charles Rutledge was posting…

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August Update and New Review

Thursday, August 2, 2012

I was delighted to stumble across a glowing new review of The Desert of Souls earlier this week. You can find it here, over on a great looking…

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Celebrating the Work of Ben Haas

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

John C. Hocking introduces me to some of the best fiction I read, although in the case of Ben Haas westerns, it was via sword-and-sorcery scholar Morgan Holmes….

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Contest Results Finalizing

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Hello all — just a quick note today, as the morning’s waning and I have a lot of words left to write before day’s end. I’m making a…

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Riding for the Range

Monday, July 30, 2012

I had a fairly pleasant weekend here at our tower on the shore of the Sea of Monsters. I had dinner Saturday with some old friends, and courtesy…

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Strep Throat

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Blech. No new updates today. My poor wife came down with strep throat and was feeling so bad she called in to work to stay home. With strep,…

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Medal of Honor

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

I had planned a series of articles this week about research and the writing process. But if you’re a writer, you must write, and today I found myself…

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