From the Vault: The Long, Strange Voyage of a Novella from Pitch to Publication

Part I: Four Strikes and You're In [originally posted on Live Journal, 10/29/2010] In honor of the impending publication of my novella Honor in the Night in Myriad Universes: Shattered Light, I've decided to recount the difficult and oft-delayed journey of my first novella from my feverish mind to bookstore shelves. Yes, there still are bookstores, … Continue reading From the Vault: The Long, Strange Voyage of a Novella from Pitch to Publication

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An Auspicious Anniversary

I got busy yesterday and totally forgot to mark the occasion. Five years ago on April 9 I was laid off from my day job. I'd spent ten years with my employer. I started as a copyeditor, moved up to associate editor, then acquiring editor. But publishing continues to go through adjustments in the age … Continue reading An Auspicious Anniversary