Why Self-publish?

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