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by johnprater
Thu Feb 28, 2019 4:56 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Can I submit stories I'm posting on my website?
Replies: 5
Views: 905

Re: Can I submit stories I'm posting on my website?

Publisher submission guidelines occasion whether a given publication considers self-published stories posted on a personal website first publication rights expended. Some say yes, some say nothing, a very few say no. Too many publications to sort those and links out from among the fray. Everyday Fi...
by johnprater
Thu Jan 24, 2019 1:05 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: How Fast Should a Space Station Rotate?
Replies: 10
Views: 1206

Re: How Fast Should a Space Station Rotate?

In Soft Science Fiction, artificial gravity is produced by gravity plates and repulsor or attractor fields. Sometimes, the author doesn't mention it at all, leaving the reader to wonder what fantastic mechanism keeps characters on the floor. Soft Scifi, or Fantasy in space, doesn't need to adhere t...
by johnprater
Thu Jan 24, 2019 12:55 am
Forum: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Topic: Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books You Enjoy?
Replies: 192
Views: 72608

Re: Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books You Enjoy?

I'm a big fan of The Lord of The Rings series by J.R.R. Tolkien. Also, Solaris by Stanislaw Lem is a great book. Very intriguing and I was enjoying every part. However, I started to read more non-fiction books. You can learn different things and facts from them, and I think they are very useful.
by johnprater
Thu Jan 24, 2019 12:46 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Reading vs writing
Replies: 13
Views: 1794

Re: Reading vs writing

For me, it's important to read as much as you can. I think that reading is vital to the quality of your writings. You can spend many hours reading and eventually you will get a great paper. However, it's also important to practice writing because you can't just sit and write something great without ...

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