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Mysterion goes online

Last year Donald and I published an anthology of speculative fiction stories that engage with Christianity (still available, BTW). This past summer, we ran a Kickstarter campaign, hoping to raise enough to pay the authors for a second anthology. When … Continue reading

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Kickstarter for Mysterion 2

Donald and I are running a Kickstarter to fund a second volume of the Mysterion anthology. Check it out! Our funding target is $5000, which would be just about enough to pay the authors. We are able to cover the … Continue reading

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Mysterion now available for purchase

Well, posts here have been scarce this year.  Apparently editing and publishing an anthology is a lot of work.  Who knew? I’m very excited to announce, however, that the anthology Donald and I have spent much of the last year … Continue reading

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Table of Contents Announcement

Donald S. Crankshaw and I are pleased to announce the Table of Contents for our forthcoming anthology Mysterion: Rediscovering the Mysteries of the Christian Faith. Authors include Nebula nominees Beth Cato and Kenneth Schneyer, plus 18 others, newcomers and veterans … Continue reading

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Mysterion Anthology

Donald and I decided that our marriage doesn’t have enough conflict and neither of us has enough distractions from writing fiction.  In a perhaps-foolhardy attempt to solve both issues at once, we’re going to edit and independently publish an anthology together. For those of … Continue reading

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When to Self-Publish

I  have to disagree with some of author Dean Wesley Smith’s conclusions about short fiction publishing, in his article “When to Mail Short Fiction To Traditional Publishers”. First, he argues that there are only 4 or 5 science fiction magazines worth … Continue reading

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What books cost

Last Wednesday, Donald and I went to hear my friend Max Gladstone read from his new book Three Parts Dead, at the Harvard Book Store.  I bought a copy of the book so Max could sign it (and so I … Continue reading

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“Looking-Glass Milk” now available in Kindle edition

My science fiction story “Looking-Glass Milk” is now available to read on your Kindle or Kindle app.  This originally came out in 2009 from Scribblers & Ink Spillers as part of the Crystal Codices collection, but it’s out of print … Continue reading

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Arisia 2012

A couple of weekends ago, I attended Arisia, one of Boston’s local science fiction conventions.  I usually think of Arisia as more of a party convention than a writers’ convention.  I’ve attended Arisia in past years without sitting in on … Continue reading

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Why I don’t self-publish (mostly)

I’ve occasionally had friends ask why I don’t just publish my own stories once I’ve written them, instead of looking for magazines to publish them for me.  Self-publishing is easier than ever, whether you want to publish in electronic format … Continue reading

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