I'm looking forward to my first trip to Ottawa, and I'm flattered to be an Editor Guest of Honour at Can-Con. The con is going to be keeping me super busy, so here's where to find me. FRIDAY, 3 OCTOBER * 7pm: Creating Anthologies, and Differences from Magazines: Gabrielle Harbowy (m), Hayden Trenholm, Sandra Kasturi [...]
Dragon Moon Press will reopen for submissions on September 15, 2014. We are looking for completed, adult or YA-friendly, character-driven novel-length (85,000-115,000 words): Fantasy, including: Epic Fantasy Urban Fantasy Historical Fantasy Sword and Sorcery Science Fiction, including: Hard Science Fiction Space Opera Technological Thrillers Cyberpunk We are going to be trying out a new submissions [...]
Greetings from 20,000 words. My Pathfinder Tales novel is about 1/4 complete! This draft will be about 80k, and then I'll go back in and flesh it out to its full 90-100k word count. Despite having worked on dozens of novels written by other people, this is the very first novel written by me. I don't [...]
In 2008, I had a long phone chat with a writer named P.G. Holyfield. Several mutual colleagues and friends had recommended that I acquire his novel Murder at Avedon Hill for Dragon Moon Press, in our ongoing search for great podcast fiction to bring into print. The book was longish for a fantasy, and extremely [...]
HELPFUL HANDOUT from my Rejectomancy seminar. This isn't the material covered in the seminar, but it's a lot of advice on making a manuscript rejection-resistant, which I've compiled from six years of blog posts. Enjoy!