They Didn't Ask Me (dr_phil_physics) wrote,
They Didn't Ask Me
dr_phil_physics

  • Mood:

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.
Subscribe

  • All The Bond Movies At Once

    After days with highs on one K-zoo electronic sign of 77, 79 and 77 this week, a cold front has moved through. The temp dropped below freezing after…

  • When East-West Isn't

    Wow. It was back on 12 September 2015 -- 56 days ago -- that I posted my last big writing update (DW) (LJ) on the YA series. So much for weekly…

  • Eastern Standard All The Time

    Originally I was going to write and post this before DST2007 dropped out of effect for 2015, but I missed the time. Indeed, I am writing this during…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments