Rest in Peace …

| June 29, 2006

Jim Baen, a cornerstone for the science fiction / fantasy community, passed away this morning. He will be remembered, and sorely missed. http://david-drake.com/baen.html

The Space Between Writing and Storytelling

| June 27, 2006

Kristen Nelson has an excellent blog post at PubRants regarding how “strong writing” alone isn’t enough to sell a novel. It made a lot of sense to me, but I was surprised at how many of the commentors just did not get it — period. I’ve seen this elsewhere around writing fora, loops, and journals/blogs. […]

Progress…

| June 27, 2006

ArielleWIP 5524 / 30000 (18.41%) I completed Ch. 2 in the novella this afternoon. Considering everything that’s been going on, I’m glad to be making any progress. 🙂 … and I need to come up with a better title for this. 🙄

Book in a Week!

| June 23, 2006

June 24 – 30 is Book in a Week at Evolution. I know some of y’all who read my blog have been having difficulties attaching seat to chair… so maybe this will provide some incentive. 😉 The FAQs: What is Book-In-A-Week? It’s a 7 day challenge designed to let you write without worry about pesky […]

So much for that market…

| June 23, 2006

Anna Genoese posted a long rant/essay regarding GBLT fiction (very good read, btw); one of the things she mentioned is that gay/lesbian romance is not marketable in the traditional print romance field. (Which I tend to agree with; the market exists, but it’s a minority.) I commented, asking if this also affected Tor Paranormals’s guidelines […]