88 Predictions for Publishing in 2016

It is my custom each New Year to make as many predictions as I can for the coming year, as it pertains to the publishing industry. I do this to try and beat my competition to the coming trends, then … Please enjoy the full article

Government Types for Fantasy and Science Fiction

Big Brother is watching you!

I keep a list of government types, for inspiration in creating settings in the role-playing games I run and the settings for my fiction. It is very useful, especially in the genres of science fiction and fantasy, where exotic locations … Please enjoy the full article

Call for Writers: SciFiChat Shared-World Fantasy Anthology

Late in 2012, the #SciFiChat Twitter chat brainstormed a fantasy setting for a shared-world fantasy that I promised to publish through Flying Pen Press. Jaleta Clegg (@Jaleta_Clegg) agreed to be the editor for the anthology. Clegg sent me the writer’s … Please enjoy the full article

SciFiChat Program: December 7, 2012. Fantasy World Building, Part II

On December 7, 2012, at 3:00 pm Eastern Time, The #SciFiChat on Twitter will engage in Fantasy World-Building for Shared-World Anthology. This is the second of a two-part exercise. The chatters of SciFiChat have asked that we once again engage … Please enjoy the full article

Change Will Scare Your Readers Away

The Book Marketing Tip for November 24, 2012: Consistency and integrity of an author’s brand is crucial to her success. Changing gears is highly risky. Don’t confuse your branded identity as an author with the author you are in real … Please enjoy the full article

SciFiChat Program: November 30, 2012. Fantasy World Building, Part I

On November 30, 2012, at 3:00 pm Eastern Time, The #SciFiChat on Twitter will engage in Fantasy World-Building for Shared-World Anthology. This is the first of a two-part exercise. The chatters of SciFiChat have asked that we once again engage … Please enjoy the full article

SciFiChat Program: November 16, 2012

On October 16, 2012, at 3:00 pm Eastern Time, The #SciFiChat on Twitter will discuss the topic Speculative Fiction NaNoWriMo. National Novel Writing Month is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to novel writing. Participants begin writing on November 1. The goal … Please enjoy the full article