Category Archives: Business

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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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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State of the Teacher/Writer/Father

Teacher One of the frustrating things about teaching–and there are many frustrating things–is that I am often working with students who have a completely different set of values than my own.  I’m really really good at connecting to students who come from a … Continue reading

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OK, I stepped off the cliff.

I finished compiling my Viable Paradise application and sent it off.  Now I wait.  And wait.  And wait.  While I’m waiting, I’ll wait.  And then, when the waiting gets too much?  I’ll bite my nails, tap my feet, and wait some … Continue reading

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