Category Archives: On Publishing

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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Ready Player One: A Stylistic Autopsy

Okay, in this article I will be dissecting the film Ready Player One. I will not be discussing the book, which I have not read. What I have to say is directly related to significant plot elements. I am not … Continue reading

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An Opportunity

When I was looking for short fiction markets I ran across a call for submissions for The Best American Science Fiction And Fantasy 2018.  As near as I can determine, it’s a legitimate anthology, open to SF and Fantasy stories … Continue reading

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Well. There’s a thing.

I just typed “The End” on the last page of Bad Dreams & Broken Hearts. It’s just shy of 67,000 words. I have profoundly mixed feelings about this novel. On the one hand some of it is the best work … Continue reading

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Building “The Happiest Place On Earth” for the Venus Anthology

I didn’t write “The Happiest Place On Earth” specifically for Superversive’s Venus Anthology. I wrote it for a magazine that was having a contest with the theme of “After Humanity”.  The idea was to come up with stories that took … Continue reading

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