Category Archives: On Publishing

The Fredric Brown Editor’s Choice Award For Short Fiction

Overview: In the interests of promoting independently published short fiction I am proposing the creation of an juried award for short fiction. The purpose of the award would be to showcase the best short fiction of the year, as determined by … Continue reading

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One Mortal Year

I am going to make a completely unreasonable suggestion to the content creators who read this blog and I would like you to seriously consider it. I am going to try an experiment for one year, from August of 2018 … Continue reading

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New Blog: Dark Corner Newsstand

For a while now I have been thinking about putting together a site for links to indie markets for short genre fiction, and I’ve finally decided to do it. I have also decided to join the Amazon Affiliate Program, and … Continue reading

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Millhaven Press

Full disclosure (1): The swag in the picture was sent to me by Millhaven’s publisher, Jeffrey Blehar, on his dime. Full disclosure (2): I am working with him on an upcoming project. That having been said, I would say good … Continue reading

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Cirsova: The time to jump on the bandwagon is now.

I know a lot of good independent writers. I know a number of good independent artists, and few really top notch independent editors. I even know several good independent voice actors for recording audiobooks. All of which is great, because … Continue reading

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Some Enchanted Evening

This is a follow up post to Endless Summer, and I will be expanding on the theme I addressed in that post. In my other post I talked about fiction that revolves around a child growing into a young adult. … Continue reading

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Endless Summer

“All children, except one, grow up.” Well, no. Not these days. In modern fiction characters who actually grow up–that is, transition from one stage of life to another–are the exception rather than the rule. Recently I listened to two classics … Continue reading

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