Because I actually go so far as to purchase HBONow so I can watch Game of Thrones, because A Song of Ice and Fire is the only fantasy series I’ve gotten my wife to read, because I’m a fan, I occasionally check Wikipedia to see if there’s any rumor of Winds of Winter, the long delayed … More Winter is Leaving – A Lament on the Unfinished State of Game of Thrones
Good sci-fi and fantasy in the grand pulp style. Link goes to Amazon, image ganked from editor’s wordpress blog. You get a good bang for your cover price. The issue I have is chock full of interesting takes.
With a tip of the hat to Larry Correia. Step 1: Write Book. Step 2: Pick Agent who, based on their past representation, will be interested in your book. Step 3: Submit to Agent. Step 3a: Get Rejected. Return to Step 2. Step 3b: After several iterations of the 3a Loop, throw hands in air … More How to Get an Agent, and How to Deal with Failure
This post from On a Wing and a Whim, via Mad Genius Club, is old (2014!), but the principles behind it are older, and that makes them, to my mind, trustworthy. OK, now for ebook cover design, we’re going to focus on two layouts. They call them “The Z Layout” and “Perspectives Layout” in that … More How to Compose Cover Art
I’ve had The Writer on my to-read list for some time. Maybe I should get on that. Fourteen years of writing. Six years of Amazon releases. A lot of time and effort. Experimenting with style, technique, and storylines. This is what this e-book bundle is all about. An e-book bundle containing my five major releases. … More Christian Mihai has an e-Book Bundle.
The good news is, I didn’t pay for it. Here’s a mostly-fun article by Dwight Garner, about the joy of having enemies: This is a column, however, about that old-fashioned word—enemies. Today we more often speak of “rivals” or “competitors.” Richard Nixon would have been vastly duller had he compiled a rivals list instead of an … More I Picked Up a Copy of Esquire and Now I Regret It.
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