Posts Tagged publishing

Confusion? -or- What’s a short story?

I recently sent a story off for an anthology. Standard, and, like 60% of the stories I send out, destined for rejection I thought. And, sure enough, after two weeks, back came the e-mail. But the rejection was not the normal “thanks, but you suck” email I tend to get (especially from Australian publishers), it […]

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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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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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Australian Publishers… sigh!

My wife and I are both avid readers. We are also proud Australians. We try to read books by Australian authors. And there have been some fine books published. Anthologies by new authors, self-published books, POD books, classic Australian books – there are some truly strong Australian books. ¬†However, the main publishing houses in this […]

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Blog repost – POD Publishing

For those interested, Print On Demand publishing has become something considered as potentially wonderful for many self-publishers, considering the hassles and low rewards of vanity publishing. Here’s a discussion of the 2 most popular at the moment, but I’d really like to know if anyone can steer me in the direction of an Australian one. […]

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Interesting Publishing Tale…

CAPTAIN BLIGH SCUTTLES MORDECAI SLATE NOVEL – Blogs – SFReader Forums.   I’ve linked Mr Whalen’s blog as an example of the sort of thing I think authors need to be wary of. For what it’s worth, most of my own recent stuff has been published in small press anthologies. But the attitude of the […]

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