Archive for January, 2013

Links And News

Some news – three more rejections came in the past week. Spandex Dreams, my wrestling novel which I don’t think I’ve discussed here, was rejected by the Canadian publisher who asked for it. I have written to another Canadian publisher about it as well, but they don’t do fiction by non-Canadians, and I am grateful […]

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Unfortunate News… Happy News

Well, it appears another small press has bitten the dust. Pill Hill Press was one of the first small presses to take a chance with me, an unknown Australian with a penchant for slightly bizarre short stories. I’ve appeared in three of their anthologies, and had another two accepted, and pending publication. But they may […]

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Publishing Prices

At the start of 2011 I decided to stop entering writing competitions that charge an entry fee. This added onto my decision in 2001 to not send manuscripts to publishing houses that also charge a fee (normally called a “reading fee”). Well, now I that it is 2013, I am increasing this to no longer […]

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Happy 2013

It’s been a while.   Summer here in Australia with Christmas thrown in with two small children, a serious leg infection that left me very ill, and then a holiday to visit relatives in another state.   Also, I suffered from a bout of writer’s block that was as unpleasant as it was depressing.   […]

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