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Quick Note on Self-Publishing

This is actually very simple, people. Leaving aside the actual discussion of the wisdom of self-publishing, generally speaking, if you are going to self-publish, for the love of all that is good and decent in this world, don’t pay to do it. In this day and age, there is no reason to do so. If […]

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Novella Drawing for the Dewey Donation System

Question from the gallery: Your Zoe’s Tale auction moved out of my price range early. Could you do another auction? And let me win? Heh. Well, no. For two reasons: One, I have no control over how the auctions go. People bid what they bid. Two, I think the reasons the auctions work is because […]

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The Problem With 1,000 True Fans

Former Wired Editor and current Web thinker Kevin Kelly recently caused the creative sectors of the Web to spazz out a bit with his article “1,000 True Fans,” in which he posits that what a creative person needs to do in order to have a fiscally comfortable life is not try for millions of fans […]

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Let’s Get Transformative

Current Campbell Award winner Naomi Novik has founded and is the chair of a new organization, the Organization for Transformative Works, which has this as the first part of its mission statement: The Organization for Transformative Works (OTW) is a nonprofit organization established by fans to serve the interests of fans by providing access to […]

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Just to Taunt All Y’all

What is it that Athena is looking at so interestedly-like? Why it’s a bound copy of The Last Colony. One of four that exist in the whole wide world, which I had run off on Lulu. No, you can’t have one. One copy is for me, as a reference. One is for Krissy, who doesn’t […]

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20 Epics

I’ve been meaning to write about Twenty Epics for a while now, but I wasn’t sure when it would be out. Well, now it’s out (it’s available on Lulu at the moment, and I understand will be out on Amazon and other books sites reasonably soon), so now I can talk to you about it. […]

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“The Last Colony” Auction: To Benefit the John M Ford Book Endowment

The Short Version: I am auctioning ONE bound copy of the manuscript of my upcoming novel The Last Colony to benefit the John M. Ford Book Endowment, for the Minneapolis Public Library. This is an EXTREMELY RARE version of the manuscript, one of only four, and the ONLY way to read the novel prior to […]

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“The Last Colony” Auction: To Benefit the John M Ford Book Endowment

The Short Version: I am auctioning ONE bound copy of the manuscript of my upcoming novel The Last Colony to benefit the John M. Ford Book Endowment, for the Minneapolis Public Library. This is an EXTREMELY RARE version of the manuscript, one of only four, and the ONLY way to read the novel prior to […]

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Blog-to-Books Award

Someone alterted me to this new award: The Lulu Blooker Prize, in which print-on-demand publisher Lulu.com will award 1,000 bucks in three categories for books based on blogs or Web sites. The suggestion was that either Old Man’s War or Agent to the Stars would probably be eligible for award consideration. I certainly agree that […]

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But Enough About Me…

…Let’s talk about other writers and books. * For example, did you know that today was the day that Elizabeth Bear’s latest book Worldwired debuted in the stores? And if you did not, have you considered seeking professional help for this problem? This is the third in the series of "Jenny" books (and, I believe, […]

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