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How To Be A Writer

Art by Kathleen Jennings as always

So I was supposed to be answering interview questions, but for some reason I wrote this. Everyone’s experience and advice will be different, but this is mine.[1].


A writer writes (Thanks, Throw Momma
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Locus March 2018 Issue

The March issue features interviews with James Gunn and Angela Slatter, appreciations for Ursula K. Le Guin, a column by Cory Doctorow, the 2017 Nebula Awards Ballot, Stoker Awards Final Ballot, and BSFA Shortlist, plus much more! Read more…

Focus 2014 Interviews: Alan Baxter

Alan Baxter, author of the Alex Caine urban fantasy series, talks about his Focus 2014 story.

What was the inspiration for your story “Shadows Of The Lonely Dead”?

I’ve had a lot of experience with extended terminal
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Le Guin on writing fantasy

ursulakleguin-200This is an extract from Ursula Le Guin’s review of Ishiguro’s Buried Giant, and I think it sums up very well some of the problems that occur when lit writers assume writing genre is an easy thing.

“A wild country inhabited by monsters, an old
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Meanwhile, over at Harry’s place

‘The Journey Home” (2013) © Kirsty Mitchell Photography

‘The Journey Home” (2013) © Kirsty Mitchell Photography

… the delightful and talented Haralambi Markov is devoting this month at his blog to posting about the female writers in speculative fiction who have influenced him
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Go here …

angie rega… ’tis the new online home of the fabulous and talented Angie Rega.

As I said, go here.

Keep an eye out for The Cobbler Mage, due out in April 20143 from Little Fox.

Mmmmm, Jagannath

Short stories.

Weird short stories.

Karin Tidbeck‘s weird short stories.

Karen Tidbeck’s Swedish weird short stories from Cheeky Frawg.

Go here and add it to your collection of bookish items.

That is all.