After a two-week absence, Steve returns with a book review. Complimentary—and scathing—Steve talks about Mark Rounds’ first book.
The publishing industry is currently experiencing its own version of the “S” curve and the “boom and bust” curve
I Love Your Story. Now Change It: Working with an editor (conclusion) Welcome back to my series on marketing and selling short fiction. I’ve written these posts in a very specific sequence, with each entry building on earlier ones. You can read my earlier posts here. In part 17, I kicked off a mini-series on […]
The following essay originally appeared in issue number 111 of the quarterly journal Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction, edited by Graham Sleight. Revised and expanded, 2nd ed. Cormac McCarthy’s post-apocalyptic novel The Road exemplifies both the acknowledgment of essential human goodness and the flaws inherent in the Emersonian individualism that has grown to […]