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Tag Archives: editing
Booking My Editing Services
The flooring saga continues. One guy came and made the repairs to the subfloor that the flooring people had requested – or so I thought! When the flooring people came back, they weren’t happy with things still, and so the … Continue reading
Video: Using the Word Frequency Count Feature in Scrivener for Editing
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Kickstarter Interviews: Andrija Popovic, Juliet Kemp,
I did a number of interviews on my YouTube channel to promote a Kickstarter I’m part of, a trio of theme anthologies from Zombies Need Brains. Here they are, collected. Cat interviews Andrija Popovic about his contribution to upcoming book, … Continue reading
Anthology Call: The Reinvented Heart
Science fiction often thinks about the technology and science without considering the ways social structures will change as tech changes — or not. What will relationships look like in the future when we have complications like clones, uploaded intelligences, artificial … Continue reading
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Norwescon Editing Panel(s) Notes
I was on two different editing panels at Norwescon this weekend. I’ve taken the liberty of combining my notes from both panels, but my notes from the first panel are much better and actually contain a page of quotes from … Continue reading
Guest Post: Score One for Music by B. Morris Allen, Editor, Metaphorosis Books and Metaphorosis Magazine
What if prose were written like music? What if, instead, of a common world, stories in an anthology were steps on a share emotional path? Those are the questions the upcoming anthology Score is attempting to answer. Emotions are a … Continue reading
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Up to One’s Hips: Thoughts on Wading Through the Slushpile
I just finished the first pass on the slushpile for If This Goes On. The anthology is intended to be half solicited manuscripts; half from the open call, and I’m happy to say that I don’t think it’s going to … Continue reading
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What I’m Telling the Slush Readers for If This Goes On
A week or so ago we had the orientation session for the slush readers. I gathered them by posting announcements in my newsletter and other social media, but I also tried to reach out to a range of people in … Continue reading
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Yearly Recap Plus What’s Ahead in 2018
Among the things I’ve done in 2017:
- In writing, I did: the writing listed here and turned Hearts of Tabat into the publisher and started book #3, which I’ve got about 30k on so far. I didn’t publish any book-length work, but I’d had two in late 2016 (to the point where I was thinking one had come out this year) and will have at least two in 2018, so I guess it all evens out.
- In skill acquisition, I added how to cook sous vide, coffee roasting, basic lockpicking and (even more basic) scuba to my overall character sheet. I also learned how to load and shoot a pistol, along with basic gun safety.
- In fear conquering, I swam with sharks (twice) and took a self defense class.
- In travel, I visited Orlando, New York City, Indianapolis, and Pocatello (ID) in the US and Dominical and surrounding areas in Costa Rica.
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