Monthly Archives: April 2016

Beta Readers and Editors

I used to think of editing as something like expanded proof-reading, matter of making sure the text follows certain rules of objective correctness, like spelling and sentence structure. It followed then, that editors differed only in one dimension, better and … Continue reading

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Getting (Re)Published

As some of you know, To Give a Rose has been out of print (though still available on Kindle) for some months now because my publisher has had to suspend operation for reasons beyond my control–and beyond theirs. I have … Continue reading

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Contest: Three-Minute Climate Fiction

Win bragging rights! Get published on one of my websites! Enter my first ever literary contest! Your story must not only be very brief (300 words or less, including title), it must also be about climate change. I’ll accept entries … Continue reading

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Of Apes, Rocks, and Themes

I’m obviously not the first person to have written a novel set partially or wholly among our inhuman ancestors. One of the things that told me I was on the right track with Rose, that the book could, in fact, … Continue reading

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