Today, my daughter Audrey competed in the Arizona Flute Society young artists competition. This is her final year in the Debut (4th-6th grade) division. In 4th grade, she took the only honorable mention. In 5th grade, she took 3rd place. This year, in 6th grade, she tied for first place!
…for my friend and IGMS editor Ed Schubert. One of his stories was just nominated for an Edgar award, the mystery genre’s equivalent to SF’s Nebula award. You can see all the comments on his blog:
The Scottsdale Republic is the local section of the Arizona Republic. I will be one of several community bloggers that will comment on local activity of all kinds, starting sometime in December. I am supposed to go for an orientation meeting on December 4 to see the software and hear … Continue reading
I just received an interesting rejection from Between Kisses. They like my story, but it’s too long. They offered to buy it for their children’s magazine, Beyond Centauri. Considering I planned to send it there next, it saves me the trouble.
Not long ago, a speculative fiction magazine called Apex Digest needed help. Some writers banded together and held a successful auction to save the zine. I participated in the auction and won two prizes. One was an autographed copy of a book by Steven Savile. The other prize was a … Continue reading
Issue #3 of Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show went live today. The cost is $2.50, which gives you permanent access to that issue (just like buying it off a newsstand and throwing it in the closet).
I have a very good collection of TOC-mates. Tim Pratt is an … Continue reading
As you may know, Apex magazine has been going though some tough times. Recently, an auction was held to keep the publication alive. The auction and subscription drive were a success, and I won two things in the auction. First, an autographed copy of a book by a friend of … Continue reading
IGMS delay. Got word a while back that issue #3 of Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show will be delayed. There is a new editor in house, but there are still some transition pains. I am confident the story will appear as I’ve already been paid. It’s simply a delay.
The transhuman issue of Neometropolis went live yesterday. It includes my story “The Problem with Immortality.” You’ll need to download the pdf or zip file to read the story.
I just heard from Neometropolis that they want to buy my story “The Problem with Immortality” for their upcoming issue. It was the 11th market for this story.