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by FictionMuse
Tue Jan 03, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Galaxy's Edge
Replies: 116
Views: 73348

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: 7859

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 12, 2016 9:52 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Is this format confusing?
Replies: 6
Views: 1318

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...
by FictionMuse
Mon Dec 12, 2016 9:43 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Forum Members' Published Stories of 2016
Replies: 18
Views: 11790

Re: Forum Members' Published Stories of 2016

I count at least 4 writers with sales to Galaxy's Edge.
by FictionMuse
Mon Dec 12, 2016 9:38 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Forum Members' Published Stories of 2016
Replies: 18
Views: 11790

Re: Forum Members' Published Stories of 2016

200 interviews, features, profiles, essays, editorials, and reviews in SF Signal, Amazing Stories, and File 770. Including interviews with Liu Cixin, Michael Swanwick, Anne Leckie, Tina Connolly, Jason Sanford, Kris Rusch, Dean Wesley Smith (man that guy cranks out the volume), Kevin Anderson (man t...
by FictionMuse
Wed Nov 30, 2016 1:07 am
Forum: Story Critique Exchange
Topic: opening sequence
Replies: 2
Views: 852

Re: opening sequence

The lab partner, the robot, and the science premise get fleshed out in the next few chapters, as does the setting. But I think you were onto something about the series of questions. I tried to create a mixed atmosphere of apprehension and curiousity. On the one hand, a mysterious being is taking lib...
by FictionMuse
Mon Nov 28, 2016 1:32 pm
Forum: Story Critique Exchange
Topic: opening sequence
Replies: 2
Views: 852

opening sequence

Here's the opening sequence to an ambitious alien artifact, human AI, hard science, space opera series of short stories based on the Holographic Universe Theory. Are you sufficienty hooked? Any fundamental flaws? Any major confusion? Dr. Johnson looked at the name on his phone screen and immediately...
by FictionMuse
Tue Nov 22, 2016 3:35 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Hungry Puppies
Replies: 4
Views: 8503

Hungry Puppies

A Hungry Puppy is a reader who just wants to explore good fiction. A Hungry Puppy has little or no interest in philosophical debate or personal controversies. The idea of recommending a story for a Hugo because its science fiction approach is allegedly being neglected doesn't make sense to me. By th...
by FictionMuse
Tue Oct 11, 2016 12:51 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: themed anthologies
Replies: 6
Views: 8797

Re: themed anthologies

And let's not forget all those anthologies edited by Alex Shvartsman.

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