Tag: No One Was Abendsen
If I can get all the paperwork in order tomorrow morning (my part time job gets in the way… but at least provides me the funding to be able to do this), my CD manufacturing order will be in the mail tomorrow afternoon. I’m not sure how long it will take them, but I’d give [...]
I got my first rejection letter for my short story No One Was Abendsen today; I’m going for 10 rejections. I know it will be tough and will take a while, but, by golly, I’m gonna go for it! Wish me luck! I’ll submit it somewhere else next week (or maybe even tonight). I haven’t [...]
Hello April. We meet again! My short story No One Was Abendsen has now been critiqued quite a good many times and I’ve gotten a lot of good and helpful feedback, so hopefully this weekend I’ll be working on a final draft, and on Monday or Tuesday I’ll send it out to a publisher. Wish [...]
I was going to post some philosophical thoughts on the relationship between psychology and religion, mostly about how they’re compatible. My main point was going to be: that the emergence of religion among living beings can be explained scientifically says nothing about the truth of religion. But such a post would be very long-winded, and [...]
I recently finished a novelette of around 11,400 words. (I’m using the SFWA‘s definition of a novelette: a story between 7,500 and 17,500 words.) I think that’s the longest work I’ve ever written and actually finished. The story is called Dreamgiver, and you might be able to guess what it’s about: a man has the [...]
Posted: March 6th, 2009 under Non-fiction books, Writing.
Tags: Ayn Rand, Characters and Viewpoint, Dreamgiver, How to Write Science Fiction and Fantasy, No One Was Abendsen, Orson Scott Card, The Art of Fiction, The Art of Nonfiction
Been a while again, eh? I submitted my short story, Oberon’s Paradise, to yet another publisher, this time online magazine Strange Horizons. They publish stories about once a week on their site free for anyone to read. The story’s been rejected three times so far, but it never hurts to keep trying. I’m also trying [...]
Posted: February 24th, 2009 under Fiction books, Music composition, Non-fiction books, Writing.
Tags: Dan Ariely, Kage Baker, No One Was Abendsen, Oberon's Paradise, On the Edge of a Dream, Predictably Irrational, T. H. White, The Anvil of the World, The Once and Future King, White Castle Waltz