Norilana Books presents UNDER THE ROSE, a new cutting-edge anthology of contemporary stories of the fantastic, edited by Dave Hutchinson, featuring work from some of today’s brightest literary talents.
Sharon Lee and Steve Miller have sold the entire backlisted Liaden Universe(R) novels — ten in all — to Toni Weisskopf at Baen Books. The deal was made by their agent, Jennifer Jackson, of the Donald A. Maass Literary Agency. The ten titles will be released as four omnibus editions, starting in June 2010, to […]
Norilana Books has come to another seven-book agreement with the legendary British novelist Tanith Lee to reprint two of her classic high fantasy epic trilogies of novels, The Birthgrave Trilogy and The Wars of Vis sequence, plus one original sequel.
Research Tool: Deep archive of WWI pictures, clearly labeled and sorted. http://3.ly/TGU (via @daniel_poeira) #
As I close in on the end of my current writing project, the issue of self-promotion is much on my mind. I don’t mind admitting that it’s a prospect I contemplate with dread. I’m one of those I-just-want-to-sit-in-my-room-with-my-laptop writers who really is not constitutionally suited for a world in which the definition of “author” also includes “huckster” (or, if you want to be a bit more diplomatic about it, “entrepreneur”).
Fictionwise Bibliography by Mark Bourne URL: http://www.fictionwise.com/servlet/mw?t=author&ai=305&id=52221
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Bibliography by Mark Bourne URL: http://www.markbourne.com/fiction.htm
Congratulations to Donald Mead who has upgraded from Associate to Active. Kevin J. Anderson will be editing BLOOD LITE 2 for Pocket Books and Horror Writers Association. Paul Levinson interviews with former SFWA president Robert J. Sawyer.
Choosing the right word is critical to getting our meaning across as writers. Here are a few initial things to think about:
1. Does this word have the meaning I’m looking for?
2. Does it supply that meaning unambiguously?
3. Does it have the proper positive, negative, mysterious, or other desired connotations?
4. Does it reflect on the attitude or identity of the point of view character?