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Making a big Stink about Submission Guidelines

If you have been paying attention lately, I have been raising a rather large stink about submission guidelines. You are probably pretty tired of hearing it, but let me give a couple of reasons to keep reading anyway. Professional  - As you are get…

Galley Table 71 – An Interview with Brandon Sanderson

An Interview with Brandon Sanderson Download the Audio Here Philip Carroll had the opportunity to Interview Author Brandon Sanderson while at Baycon this year. They talk about Brandon’s next few books, Writing, things that trip new authors up and how they might fix those things. How faith influences writing, and sometimes the other way around. […]

Galley Table 68 – Steve Saus – The Saus of Self Publishing Success

Galley Table 68 This Galley Table We talk with Steven Saus about editing, publishing, anthologies and the world of Epub. Download or listen to the Audio Here On the show this week we had Our Guest Steven Saus And the Regular Cast Doc Coleman Laura Nicole JP Losier Scott Roche Jeff A. Hite Amazon.com Widgets […]

Galley Table 68

June 19, 2012
Galley Table 68

Galley Table 68 This Galley Table We talk with Steven Saus about editing, publishing, anthologies and the world of Epub. …Read the Rest

The Courage to do what’s Write – Sending a Story Out

I have said many times that one of my favorite things about this job is that I get to read some fantastic stories. Our slush pile at times has been bursting at the seams with with stories. Reading through them is really one of the great benefits of this job. Unfortunately, with the good comes […]

Put it where the sun don’t shine

I was listening to a podcast, I think it was Mur Lafferty’s “I should be Writing”, and she was interviewing Scott Sigler. He recommended that any new author should write his or her first novel, edit it, and then put it somewhere dark and lonely away from the world and potential view. I can see […]

Countless Babies Cry

February 17, 2012
Countless Babies Cry

Well. You can imagine the uproar I created when, last week, when I completely forgot to post my Friday blog. The phone lines haven’t stopped ringing, the emails boopittybooping, the teletypes ticking, and the carrier pigeons cooing and crapping in my pool. Throughout the world, countless babies cry, radium decays, the polar ice caps recede, […]

Ok. So I lied.

January 20, 2012
Ok. So I lied.

Random Ruminations Remotely Related to wRiting I was planning on writing a review of George R. R. Martin’s first book in the “Game of Thrones” series, but I’m having an internal battle. I hate to break a promise to my many imaginary readers, but since you don’t truly exist, does it really matter?   As […]

The Courage to Do What’s Write – Getting it Done

Getting it Done By Jeff Hite As a writer there a times that I really struggle to well, um write. There are stories that need to be written for sure. There ideas and half written epics all gathering dust on the back shelves of my imagination. So it is not for a lack of things […]

Two things I learned

January 6, 2012
Two things I learned

Things I learned BY Philip (Norval Joe) Carroll I read a blog post this week and I learned two things: 1) Don’t write like you talk. 2) Make and support your point early on. This is how the article taught me these things: I often write like I talk. I assumed that created a conversational […]

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