October 31st, 2006

darth-winslet

How Not To Be A Newbie Writer

For Your Halloween Horror Enjoyment (barf)

I'm not a great and published writer yet, though I have been published a couple of times and I intend to make a breakthrough. (grin) But some people just cannot appreciate that publishing (a) is a business and (b) rejection is a part of that business.

To whit:

Scalzi talks about the Great Conspiracy Against Male Writers

via Nick Mamatas' blog

to this rant

While I found somewhere in all this stuff an SFReader Forum discussion which starts out as a complaint by a newbie writer on what a jerky rejection he got.

Oh My!

Heavens to pumpkins! They're mad, I tell you, all ma-aaaad!

Dr. Phil

PS -- Speaking of publications, my story "Dead Forever" debuts on Ralan's Spectravaganza tonight at midnight GMT.
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