For years, decades actually, I held tightly to the idea that the only legitimate market for my stories were the official magazines and book publishers. My beliefs have changed just slightly. I would still strongly advise old-fashioned publication for new writers. Nothing gives you instant recognition and feedback like a paying market putting your words… Continue reading Why Self-publish?
Life after Pub-date
The life of short story fiction is erratic, unless it’s one of those very rare monster classics. You write the story, after months or years, it finds a few pages in a magazine or an anthology, and then after its short selling season, it vanishes off the radar — in most cases, forever. Hey, if… Continue reading Life after Pub-date
It’s Gonna be a Busy Week
I wonder if all this activity — new website design, my first on-line novel, and the associated webstore — is part of my coping mechanism for events in real life. Debra, my daughter, is getting married on Thursday. As father of the bride, I have the easiest job of any of them, but it’s still… Continue reading It’s Gonna be a Busy Week