Category Archives: publishers

On Short Writing Hiatus

Writing at casa Turovich is on hold for the moment as I’m up in Missouri attempting to renovate a rental home for eventual sale with my brother’s help. Truth is, Kevin knows much more about fixing things than I ever have and so … Continue reading

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July Progress Report

Things are moving along well on the writing front. Since returning from 10 days in Michigan I’ve managed to complete Carving Time and Saving Brackett Station shorts. CT is being reviewed while SBS is getting another pass to smooth out some … Continue reading

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Writers Beware the Predatory Scum of Author Solutions

David Gaughran has written an excellent post called Simon & Schuster Joins Forces With Author Solutions To Rip Off Writers that describes the shady tactics used to trick unwary authors into paying them (sometimes) enormous sums of money just to see their … Continue reading

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Dueling Publishing Processes: The Many Ways They Say No

I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will … Continue reading

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