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Why you aren’t getting published – part one

Every now and again I hear as-yet-unpublished writers wondering why their work isn’t making it onto the spring list at Harper Collins or Daw Books. One of the speculations is that famous writers are taking up the spots, and that … Continue reading

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The other side of the desk

  For some months now I’ve been looking at the submission of stories from both sides of the desk. I’m managing editor at Aurora Wolf and one of two submissions editors at Pressboard Shanty. “Editor” in this case is synonymous … Continue reading

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Why care about the writing?

Recently on a forum that I’m part of, someone wrote, “I don’t care about the writing – I just care about the information.” All right, I suppose that’s one way to deal with things. He’s a writer himself, which I … Continue reading

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The “so-called” quote

There are drawbacks to being the person with good writing skills, and one of them is that when you see bad writing in print, you want to beat your head against the wall. Or at least, I want to beat … Continue reading

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Made the jump!

A couple of weeks ago I signed on to Aurora Wolf as an editor. For some months now I’ve been toying with the idea of running my own publication. What stops me? Two things. One – there are already so … Continue reading

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Art and craft

At one time I made my living as a visual artist. My first art was printmaking; I designed and produced small editions of hand-cut, hand-pulled engravings and linoleum cuts. My second was pottery, in which I handbuilt whistles, tableware and … Continue reading

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