March 6, 2011

New URL!

The Wordpress switchover went easier than expected! The entirety of this blog is now available at I'll leave this site up for awhile, but please update any necessary RSS feeds. I look forward to seeing you over at the new site!

Excuse my dust!

I'm going switch to Wordpress and get a stable URL. And there's big news coming soon!

Further bulletins as events warrant.

Free SXSW Literary Event!

A couple of posts back, I was bemoaning the cost of South by Southwest Interactive, and thus my ability to attend any literary events. But as luck would have it, Kirkus Reviews is sponsoring a FREE four-hour publication camp on Friday, March 11th. I'm so excited! Now I don't feel quite so left out of the whole thing. I'm especially interested to see what advice they offer given how much time I've spent reading Dean Wesley Smith's Killing the Sacred Cows of Publishing series.

You have to register in advance, so if you're interested, don't delay!

March 3, 2011

Congratulations to Jonathan Pinnock!

Writer Jonathan Pinnock has just found out that he's been shortlisted for Salt Publishing's Scott Prize, an award given for a debut collection of short stories. There were 60 entries and now 10 authors remain on the shortlist. Winners will be announced in April. Congratulations, Jonathan, and good luck on the next round!

March 2, 2011

Submissions in 2011

I'm a maniac! While my goal of getting all my old work back out into the publishing ether by the end of the weekend was far too ambitious, I'm still submitting like I've never submitted before, and I'm quite proud of myself for it. I've spent too much time in recent months not living up to my submission potential, and part of that was due to disorganization. But now I seem to be getting back on track. Now if only I would hear back from editors one way or another!

Wordless Wednesday