Broadswords and Blasters Gives us “Futures That Never Were”

Planetary Romance and old-school Sci/Fi is enjoying something of a renaissance in the indie publishing world. There is talk of such things as the Pulp Revolution. I support these things. Pulp is a wonderfully engrossing form of entertainment, relying on two things: If you get the characters and the structure right, you can make up… Read More Broadswords and Blasters Gives us “Futures That Never Were”

Neil Gaiman Goes Over The Edge, Caligula Goes into Rewrites, and The Journal Still Has No Name: An End of July Update

Here’s a Podcast: We had this recorded last month, and of the 2 hours+ we recorded, this is the stuff that was actually about the ostensible topic, Neil Gaiman. I think we went over the edge on this one. The rest of the merry nonsense is going up on a “Bonus Episode” for Patrons, which… Read More Neil Gaiman Goes Over The Edge, Caligula Goes into Rewrites, and The Journal Still Has No Name: An End of July Update

Publishing is Pravda

I’m in the middle of adding old issues of UJ to the web site, and putting finishing touches on the new Paperback edition of UJ 29, and I find myself being told something I already suspected: Yup, it’s that bad. Just as Hollywood is incapable of making a major-budget film that isn’t an existing IP,… Read More Publishing is Pravda

Larry Correia, Delicious Tacos, and Terror House: The Exposure Pay Conundrum

A few years ago, you’d never see the words “Huffington Post” mentioned on social media without someone getting in a dig that they pay their writers “in exposure”. Larry Correia made a point of it when fisking a HuffPo author (as is right and just): I’m pretty sure the average HuffPo writer considers me a… Read More Larry Correia, Delicious Tacos, and Terror House: The Exposure Pay Conundrum