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Hugo Awards

This year’s Hugo Award ceremony was held earlier this month.  Below is a complete list of the winners (taken from the Hugo site). Also, last week would’ve been Ray Bradbury’s 94th birthday.  He passed away a couple years back, but … Continue reading

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New Interview

Ginger Nuts of Horror has a new interview with me up on their website.  Give it a read and tell me what you think.  Check out the whole site too, because there’s some great stuff on it. And here’s an … Continue reading

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John Gary recently broke down the latest employment numbers from the Writers Guild of America, and you can read his analysis here.  Hollywood hasn’t jumped back to its pre-recession/pre-strike levels, but the numbers are headed in a positive direction. And … Continue reading

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Shirley Jackson Awards

Earlier this month the winners of this year’s Shirley Jackson Awards were announced.  Congratulations to all the nominees.  (List taken from ShirleyJacksonAwards.org.) NOVEL Winner: American Elsewhere, Robert Jackson Bennett (Orbit) Finalists The Accursed, Joyce Carol Oates (Ecco) The Demonologist, Andrew Pyper … Continue reading

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Buzzfeed has a lengthy interview with several of Hollywood’s top screenwriters that’s worth a look:  How to Write An Awesome Movie. Also worthy of your time is this Q&A with J. Michael Straczynski from last year’s Phoenix Comicon.  His Complete … Continue reading

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World Fantasy Awards

World Fantasy Award nominations are out — congratulations to everyone involved.  The winners will be revealed at the World Fantasy Convention in Washington, D.C. in November.  (List taken from WFC website.)  Additionally, lifetime achievement honors this year go to editor … Continue reading

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Screenwriters

I think Joss Whedon is a writing genius.  If I were to rank my 15 favorite authors, only two screenwriters would crack the list:  Rod Serling and Joss Whedon.  Check out Whedon’s Top 10 Writing Tips, then take a peek … Continue reading

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Couple of tidbits from around the ‘net: Here’s a great collection of quotes about writing from Thought Catalog. And an interesting piece in The New York Times about what happens inside the brain during the act of writing.

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A few interesting tidbits from around the ‘net: Check out this periodic table of storytelling.  Mix and match your favorite movie, or use it to help plot your next story. Wonder why old books have such a distinctive odor?  I’m … Continue reading

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Blog Tour Wrap Up 5/24

We finish the Flashback tour with a wrap up at Reading Addiction Virtual Book Tours.  My thanks to Cami and Michelle, who worked hard to put together the tour.  They’re currently running a Memorial Day weekend sale, if any other … Continue reading

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