Wanna free e-book? All I ask is that you consider reviewing it. You don’t have to, of course, but if you did…I’ll send you a box of chocolates. No joke. If you’re interested, drop me a line in the comment section. I’ll email you an advance reader copy of You Are Here – Tales of … More ARC for You Are Here
Happy Monday, Y’All! I’m happy because our submission window for our upcoming anthology, You Are Here, has closed. Really, it is both a sad and happy occasion. I regret closing an opportunity for someone to submit a story. But like all good things, it came to its natural end. Plus, our submission window couldn’t stay … More Submission Wrap Up
Gods and devils be damned, it be ITLAPD*! If’n ya searching for booty, board the good ship LibraryThing and join the hunt for treasure! If’n ya be befuddled, ITLAPD means International Talk Like A Pirate Day! And I’m not very good at it, so I’m stopping right there (especially since it seems pirates end each … More Ahoy Matey!
Some of you are aware that I do this annual thing where I beg people for stories and then I put them together in an anthology. This year is no different! However, I’m veering from my normal path by opening up our submissions to everyone. Yes, that means you. Rather than restrict submissions from SFFWorld.com forum … More You Are Here
This is coming to you a little late, but better than never, right? Thank you to all who contributed to the Kickstarter campaign for Ecotones, an anthology of fantasy and science fiction stories with an ecological bent. The campaign was successful, which means all our up-front costs have been covered and 142 very awesome folks will be … More Ecotour Wrap-up
Actually, over the years, I have no idea how many writing updates I’ve bombarded you all with. It’s probably closer to sixty than six, but who’s counting? This past summer, work had taken me to Ethiopia (twice), Kenya, and Chile. While I got to meet new people and learn about different cultures, traveling definitely disrupted … More Writing Update #6
Happy Monday, It’s been awhile since I posted some links, so…why not? Politics With all the Republican presidential debates, political bias is getting thick enough to gag on. Are you forming your political opinions based on facts or feelings? Check out this political bias quiz and let me know if you scored better than I did … More Feed the Beast
For those of you who do not know Michael J Sullivan, stop what you are doing and go read his fantasy series: The Riyria Revelations and The Riyria Chronicles. These series are a lot of fun. Good fantasy tales that will keep you turning the pages well into the night. No, his work is not grimdark or edgy. … More MJS: Authors Helping Authors
I know you know. Really, I do. But if you don’t know…or maybe you saw it the first time I posted but thought it didn’t apply to you…or maybe you think you are unworthy (you’re not)… SFFWorld.com’s 2015 Anthology Submission Deadline is: August 31st, 2015 Theme: Ecotones Word Limit: 5,000 – 7,000 Payment: Token Featured authors: … More Deadline Looming
Yes, you are. Okay, maybe not always, but I bet you have an award-winning story somewhere inside you just waiting to bust out! I bet. The other day, out of the clear blue sky, a bird dropped into my lap, fluttered a little smile at me, and then took off (metaphorically speaking). In actuality, Igor … More Are you award worthy?