Orycon 2011 recap

I attended Orycon this year with a really cool chick, Amy Bilhorn Thomas. She was pretty much my partner in crime as we navigated the good and bad panels and it was really great spending time just talking to someone at length about all the in’s and out’s of the writing craft. I know [...]

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Tip: Stalking the Editor

Just because a call for subs has been announced on a publisher’s/editor’s website does not mean it isn’t talked about elsewhere, in detail, by the editors, with lots of useful extra info not in the sub guidelines. Learn to use Google to stalk editors (but please, don’t really stalk them) so you can learn what [...]

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Sub Opportunities

New sub opportunities of interest in the distant-near future, specifically geared toward the female perspective/protagonist: MZB’s Sword & Sorceress Anthology series has been picked up by Norilana Books. This will be it’s 25th incarnation.

The Ladies of Trade Town: another Norilana Books production.

Realms of Fantasy’s “Women in Fantasy” themed issue. There’s been a lot [...]

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OryCon 31 Followup

So, OryCon is now done. I met a few really awesome writers, including Mary Robinette Kowal, Ken Scholes and Nisi Shawl. These guys were part of some awesome panels like Writing the Other, Ken’s Writing Workshop and panels on selling your work and world-building. There was a lot of great advice from everyone on [...]

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Upcoming markets, work update

There are quite a few good sub opportunities coming up. Parsec’s new 2010 Triangulation: End of the Rainbow anthology has been announced and I’d love to submit to this one. Jabberwocky is open until filled. Strange Horizons, Fantasy and Clarkesworld are closed until Jan 15, (Fantasy is closed until March 1), so now is the [...]

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