Category Archives: Writing

Rewrite, Work, Home

Rewrite Work proceeds.  I was done with chapter one’s rewrite, but then something occurred to me and I had to add a scene or two, so I’m doing that.  It’s going to radically change the end of this chapter and … Continue reading

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Life After Viable Paradise – One Writer’s Path

The first few weeks–maybe even months–after I got home from Viable Paradise 17, I was filled with a righteous fire for writing.  Anything that got in the way of writing was crap.  I k new–KNEW–that it was only a matter … Continue reading

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What Impostor Syndrome Looks Like From The Inside

Impostor Syndrome, the belief that one is a fraud, sometimes hits a lot of writers.  Most of the writers I know, both professional and not, suffer from it from time to time.  I feel lately like I live there.  It … Continue reading

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Angry Robot Result

Spoiler: They said no. Got my rejection today.  Here it is, in its form-letter glory: Thank you for sending us “The Widening Gyre: The Remembrance War Book 1”. The Robots really appreciated the chance to read it, and thank you … Continue reading

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VP Directory Project

Fellow VPers! Some have expressed interest in a VP Alumni Directory. In an attempt to get that started, I’ve created a Google Form to collect data. Required fields are Name, VP year, City, State, and Email. I didn’t think it was … Continue reading

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A Note for Writers: Angry Robot Books

In case you’ve somehow missed it, Angry Robot Books, publishers of Wesley Chu’s Lives of Tao trilogy and Ferret Steinmetz’ Flux series, among others, is holding an “Open Door” period from 1 December 2015 to 31 January 2016. Here’s all the details.  … Continue reading

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Checking in from Queryland

My novel has now gone out to a total of 9 agents.  That’s really not many at all, but I’m holding now until I hear back from a few more.  Otherwise I get overwhelmed.  Also, doing research on good prospects takes … Continue reading

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