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Announcing the Outside-North-America Version of Peacekeeper 0 (0)

I have finally managed to get a Kindle version of Peacekeeper onto Amazon, for sale only outside the US, Canada, and their territories. Can I do that while my publisher is selling an e-book version? Yes, I can, as long as I can specify my eBook version isn’t sold inside the US or Canada (and […]

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Free Movie Night, Plus a Workshop to Benefit Black Forest Fire Survivors! 0 (0)

A free movie night and a workshop will be presented this weekend by the Pikes Peak Writers. Author Stephen Graham Jones will discuss increasing the intensity and impact of your fiction. All proceeds of the workshop will benefit survivors of the Black Forest Fire.

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Please don’t turn my computer into a phone! On the other hand… 0 (0)

Better speech recognition is nice… We’ll later look at the challenges of dictating SF and Fantasy. But if I’d wanted to create my digital art or 450-plus-page novels on a phone, then I wouldn’t have bought an iMac with a beautiful 27 inches of screen real estate, 8 gigabytes of memory, and all driven by […]

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Get Discounted AND Signed Books This Friday! 0 (0)

This Friday night, Sept 7th at 7:30 p.m., the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers (RMFW) are having a book sale and signing that will be open to the public. A multitude of RMFW authors (usually defined as 30-plus authors, most of whom are on this list) will be in Ballroom B of the Renaissance Denver Hotel […]

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For Writers: New Models in Publishing (Tomorrow Night) 0 (0)

If you’re a writer who’s published or close to publishing, and if you’re in the Colorado Springs area, check out this Pikes Peak Writers presentation (“Write Brain”) tomorrow night. Join the Pikes Peak Writers for a FREE Write Brain session on new models in publishing. Presenters include Deb Courtney of Courtney Literary, and authors Robert […]

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Thermodynamics of Magic Systems 0 (0)

When I was at a writer’s conference in Denver, I pitched to a science fiction and fantasy (SF/F) editor for a NY publisher. After expressing disappointment that I wasn’t pitching an SF manuscript, he brightened and said, “But I usually like Fantasy written by SF authors.” “Because their magic systems make sense?” Being an avid […]

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