Whew. All the first-round rejection letters have now been sent for Women in Practical Armor. According to my notes, that's 19 personal rejections and 123 form rejections, not counting 4 stories withdrawn by the author. For this anthology, our form rejections begin with "Dear Author" to make it easier to tell that it's a form. [...]
I'm happy to announce that I've just made my first short-story reprint sale! Reprints are tricky beasts, but rewarding ones if you have the patience to tame them. When you sell a short story to a magazine or anthology, your contract will usually include some sort of period of exclusivity -- that is, a span [...]
"What does it say when our monsters get more representation than our people?" Read my guest post on Jewish representation in fiction on Jim C. Hines' blog.
As Launch Pad is for astronomy, the newly announced Schrödinger Sessions are for physics and quantum mechanics: a multi-day intensive course for speculative fiction writers who want to write more accurate science. The inaugural Schrödinger Session will take place at the University of Maryland campus this summer. This comes at a time when a) I [...]
I'm pleased to mention that I've got a story coming up in the Kickstarter-funded anthology THE BARD'S TALE, in the company of Donald J. Bingle, Dylan Birtolo, Tracy Chowdhury, Maxwell Alexander Drake, Stephanie Drummonds, Ed Greenwood, Sarah Hans, Rosemary Jones, C.S. Marks, Muffy Morrigan, Daniel Myers, Brian Pettera, Aaron Rosenberg, and Kelly Swails. My story [...]