Monthly Archives: October 2011

Unwitting Guest Blogger

As I attempt to hack this last scene into the first Calatians book, please accept a series of essays about the publishing world from a guy who knows the industry: Charles Stross. http://www.antipope.org/charlie/blog-static/2010/04/common-misconceptions-about-pu-1.html Poke around the site: his blog is … Continue reading

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Shorthand (not short-paw)

It amuses me a bit that people who object to the use of “paw” to mean “paw-like hands” in furry stories have no trouble using “wolf” to mean “wolf-like person.”

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Free Book Is Free

On Amazon, finally, “Gold Standard” is now free. It’s had a gratifying number of downloads so far, which is pretty cool. So if you want a Kindle copy, now would be the time to go grab one. Or later, y’know, … Continue reading

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Personal Wiki, Update

I’ve talked about WikidPad, the personal Wiki program for Windows, and how useful I found it. Well, as we have grown into a cross-platform household, I have been wishing I could get WikidPad for my Mac as well as my … Continue reading

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In Heat Again!

Man, that one never gets old. Anyway! I was delighted to receive an acceptance e-mail from Heat for issue #9. This marks my seventh story in an issue of “Heat” (“The Prisoner’s Release” spanned two issues, and I was not … Continue reading

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RainFurrest Recap II

So the takeaways from RainFurrest are: Alan Dean Foster is a really cool guy. Our Unsheathed audience is better at RF than anywhere else (prove me wrong, other cons!) The RainFurrest staff is made up of a bunch of committed, … Continue reading

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Coming Out, Wherever We Are

There’s the usual stuff around coming out that you all should know by now. Studies show that people who know one or more gay people in their lives are more pro-gay rights than people who don’t know any gay people. … Continue reading

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My Projects (Fall 2011 edition)!

Here’s what I’ll be working on for the next few months: * Revision on the first Calatians book. There are a lot of things I want to do with it and I think I have a pretty solid idea of … Continue reading

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Livres electroniques!

If you order e-books from amazon.fr, you can now find my books on their Kindle store. This is part of Amazon’s expansion, so it just kind of happened without me knowing it, but I’m excited about it. Cause you know, … Continue reading

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Random Advice

There are a lot of old writing saws that are passed around, and usually there’s at least a little bit of usefulness even if I don’t specifically agree with them. Often the problem is in how people interpret them (see: … Continue reading

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