Month: May 2016

An Excerpt from FLASHPOINT, My Iron Kingdoms Novel

As some of you may know, I wrote a book, and it’s going to be released upon the world in the very near future. It’s called Acts of War: Flashpoint , and it’s set in Privateer Press’s steam-powered fantasy setting of the Iron Kingdoms.… Continue Reading “An Excerpt from FLASHPOINT, My Iron Kingdoms Novel”

New Kids on the Block: Evaluating Fledgling Genre Markets

In my search for genre markets, I often come across brand-spanking new magazines and webzines eagerly accepting submissions for their inaugural issue or issues. Duotrope has a handy way of identifying such markets, noting them as fledgling, which means, “This project is new and… Continue Reading “New Kids on the Block: Evaluating Fledgling Genre Markets”

Read My Stuff: The Molotov Cocktail Flash Felon Results

Hey, look, it’s another of those self-aggrandizing posts where I urge you to go and read something I wrote. This time, it’s a story I placed with The Molotov Cocktail in their Flash Felon contest. I landed an honorable mention and a sixth-place finish… Continue Reading “Read My Stuff: The Molotov Cocktail Flash Felon Results”

Proofing Hit List Part Two: Over-Filtration

Since I’ve been in the middle of a big fat novel revision, I thought it might be time to talk about more items on my proofing hit list. These are the little (and biggish) things I try to fix and/or eliminate from my drafts before… Continue Reading “Proofing Hit List Part Two: Over-Filtration”

My Meandering Path to Writerly “Fame and Fortune”

One of things people ask me on a fairly regular basis, more so lately, is how did you get started with writing and editing, and how did it end up being your “job?” Well, my career trajectory has been kind of all over the damn… Continue Reading “My Meandering Path to Writerly “Fame and Fortune””

April 2016 Submission Statement

April has come and gone, and it was a pretty decent month as far as the ol’ writing gig goes. I wasn’t as productive as I would have liked, and I sent out only five submissions, but since I was working on some big writing… Continue Reading “April 2016 Submission Statement”

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