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The graying lensmen

There were thousands of fans in attendance at last week’s World Science Fiction Convention, but I swear that I kept seeing the same fifty faces. With the exception of a reading that I did with a few writers from… 1,168 more words

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To join SFWA, or no?

With my recent publication in Asimovs, I am now eligible to be an Active member of SFWA. Cool, that feels a milestone.

The Science Fiction Writers of America is a professional body, advocating for sf writers. 120 more words

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It's here! It's here!

Finally my subscriber’s copy arrived! That’s a smile on my face, I’m sure. Clearly too focused on working the new computer’s camera… but inside I’m smiling, and jumping up and down and turning cartwheels. 11 more words

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Time to Rethink

I believe I have a confirmed diagnosis.

Proximate cause: “A Fire in Winter” just picked up a rejection from Fantasy & Science Fiction. Once again it was a good personal rejection, one that indicates that C. 337 more words

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"Wakers" in Asimov's Science Fiction, August 2016 issue.

My story “Wakers” is out now in the August issue of Asimov’s Science Fiction. This is the third of my stories editor Sheila Williams has selected, and it continues to be a humbling honor. 135 more words

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Wakers - New story coming out in August Asimov's

Well, this is the cover for the June issue, but I’ll post the August cover when that issue comes out… with my story “Wakers” inside. 68 more words

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On Short Fiction and Pacing

I think I may be discovering a weakness in my writing style, and I’m not quite sure what to do about it.

Some context. My short story “Pilgrimage” is making the rounds of the slush-piles, rejected so far by… 630 more words

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