Writing Report Card: October 2017

Posted on Tue 31 October 2017 in Dispatches • Tagged with publishing, report card, submissions, writing • 1 min read

I’ve been writing a lot more lately, shifting my work from a secret passion to more of a serious pursuit. The last few months I’ve been making steady progress on project DARK CONDUIT, and producing short stories which I’ve been submitting to fiction markets. The last couple …


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M. John Harrison on the next five years in SF publishing

Posted on Wed 27 April 2016 in Dispatches • Tagged with publishing, quotes, scifi, sff, writing • 1 min read

I also suspect that we’ll see less fiction of all kinds. Everyone will have published their novel and discovered they aren’t going to get rich–or even noticed–by writing. The industry, especially in its middleclass form, ie traditional, paper-published litfic, saw peak remuneration in the 1990s and …


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Warren Ellis: ‘We’re living in the last days of the Roman empire’

Posted on Wed 15 April 2009 in Dispatches • Tagged with culture, future, publishing • 1 min read

Those of you who already read Ellis’ work will find no surprises in his first column for Wired UK, but this piece is worth reading regardless. There’s a lot of meat in this column, but it would be easy to discount it as simply strange. That would be a …


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