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Saturday Flash Fiction?

I’m breaking tradition this week. I ran out of time to do a post for Friday Flash Fiction but thanks to Twitter this morning, I ran into a site that was hosting a Flash Fiction contest. 237 more words

Flash Friday Fiction

Everything is Terrifying

Took a train into the city with John Langan and Jessica M. I signed a few papers at HQ, then my fabulous agent Janet Reid took us over to Max Brenner for lunch, and Lo! 144 more words

100 Word Story

Janet Reid needs no introduction to writers and would be writers, does she?  She’s a literary agent with FinePrint Literary Management and her blog… 150 more words

On Writing: Resources For Writers

Tighten Your Writing

I love contests. Besides reading and feedback from critique partners, contests may be the best means by which my writing has improve.

For one thing, most contests give feedback, either through judges’ scoring sheets or through comments from other participants. 425 more words


On Writing: Pitch Session v. Query Critique

Today, my agent talks about the evils of pitch sessions. Janet Reid knows her stuff. Her site is loaded with practical advice. If you’re new to the game, it would behoove you to head on over and see what she has to say about the job.

Query Trenches

Hello Friends,

My story story “Fusion” is out in Apeiron Review, Issue 7.

Aaannndddd, my short story “Very Happy and Very Productive” won second place in the Baltimore Science Fiction Society contest.   1,207 more words


On Writing: More about Agents

It has been said before and it has been demonstrated by plenty of writers–you can go it on your own. But depending on where you are in your career and what you hope to achieve, smart money says get an agent. 43 more words