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by FictionMuse
Wed Mar 29, 2017 12:11 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Ruined, ruined by Mike Resnick
Replies: 0
Views: 6975

Ruined, ruined by Mike Resnick

Every issue of Asimov's, I try to read Sheila Williams' or Robert Silverberg's column. Every issue of Galaxy's Edge, I try to read Barry Malzberg's column. I can't do it. Same for any other columnist, no matter what the topic. Not since discovering Mike Resnick's columns. Mike doesn't ponder and won...
by FictionMuse
Tue Jan 03, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Galaxy's Edge
Replies: 103
Views: 66011

Re: Galaxy's Edge

Martin, I see that 2 of your stories are on this list. Correct me if I'm wrong, but you're the only author with more than one story on this list. Where can read these and your other stories online?
by FictionMuse
Tue Dec 27, 2016 2:52 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Ray Bradbury Versus the Idiots
Replies: 0
Views: 7021

Ray Bradbury Versus the Idiots

RAY BRADBURY VERSUS THE IDIOTS Ray Bradbury Versus the Smithsonian Observatory: The Smithsonian Observatory hired Bradbury to revamp their presentation. They were not happy with the way he jazzed up presentation. His defense: “You’ve got people falling asleep during your presentation!” They were als...
by FictionMuse
Mon Dec 26, 2016 1:34 pm
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: prose story converted to script format
Replies: 1
Views: 222

prose story converted to script format

There are big opportunities in television at the moment. Lately my stories have been flash pieces designed to be opening scenes in pilot. I've written plenty of prose, but this is my first crack at a script. Does this script make sense? I'm sure the dialog is easy to understand. But can you follow t...
by FictionMuse
Mon Dec 26, 2016 3:22 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Ron Friedman on credible villians
Replies: 0
Views: 228

Ron Friedman on credible villians

Based on a visual presentation at Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo and When Words Collide festival.

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by FictionMuse
Mon Dec 12, 2016 9:52 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Is this format confusing?
Replies: 6
Views: 544

Is this format confusing?

Eons ago, I recall reading novels with mini-scenes and mini-conversations in paragraph format. This was never confusing to me. But the current standard format is paragraph marks between quotes and much shorter paragraphs. Is this sample chapter confusing? Everything went fine for several weeks. Then...

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