I’ve watched peers worry over query letters for so long that the fact I have yet to send any to … Continue reading How to Stop Worrying About the Query Letter
Welcome to the Friday Face-Off, a weekly event of bloggers pitting several book covers for one title to present a … Continue reading Fresh Friday Cover Face-Off
A recognizable speculative fiction author published a blog post that I feel needs attention before it spreads through the writing … Continue reading David Farland Missed the Point About Discrimination in the Writing World
Where’s the line between Horror and Dark Fantasy? The question bothered me earlier this week. Is my classification of darker … Continue reading Pans in the Fire, Hands Writing Ire
Though my focus this month remains on my short stories, I know many of the writers I see online are … Continue reading A Few Ways to Get to Publishing Agents
Readers use genre to narrow down their interests. Librarians and reviewers want to know how to tag or shelf books. … Continue reading What is Contemporary Fantasy?
Don’t bother referencing quick advice from ten years ago. Here are general standards for submitting short stories to traditional markets today. Continue reading Short Story Formatting