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Déjà Vu Blogfest

It’s my solar return today, so I’m out doing fun things like seeing Rogue One and having my annual tarot reading. While I’m out, however, please enjoy this compilation of some of my better posts from this past year, courtesy of DL Hammons’ Déjà Vu Blogfest. From August 25, a post about the #tenqueries hashtag…

Small Publishers

I’m a hybrid author in that I’ve self-published some stuff and had other works published by small publishers. Two different small publishers, to be exact. And now that I’ve had that little bit of experience, I feel I can share some of it with you. What To Look For Readers – You want a small…

#amediting

Editing, for me, is so much harder than writing—and writing doesn’t come easily to me either, which tells you how difficult I find editing. Yesterday I received the first round of edits on Changers, and my stomach is in knots over it. I’m only on page 10. It’s like I have to come up for…

Changers News

If you subscribe to my newsletter (and if you don’t, you can right there on the sidebar), you know this already. Newsletter readers get the news first! But now I can push the boat out a bit and announce that my young adult fantasy novel Changers: Manifesting Destiny will be published by Evernight Teen. Look,…

Peter to Tirgearr

So I can finally announce that Tirgearr Publishing has offered me a contract for The Fall and Rise of Peter Stoller and I have accepted. Now comes the “fun” part: editing! Release date has been set for 20 January (subject to change). It’s very exciting to have Peter settled somewhere, and I look forward to…

Ursula K Le Guin v Amazon

A Facebook post sent me to this essay by Ursula K Le Guin about how Amazon promotes a disposable culture. The argument goes more or less like this: Amazon [and other publishers] are now solely interested in the next big best seller. They don’t care if the books themselves are any good; they only care…