Writing a novel can be an overwhelming project, but writing short fiction can be intimidating too. There is nowhere to hide with short fiction. Every word needs to count, but short stories also take less time to complete and even if writing a full novel is your overall goal, writing a short story is a … [Read more…]
Ray Bradbury talks about rejection and acceptance in the short story market where he got his start. Plus, you get to watch him walk around his house in shorts!
On this panel were Gene Wolfe (multi-published award-winning author of science fiction and fantasy), Allen Steele (multi-published award-winning science fiction author), John Krewson (writer for The Onion and short story author), Jim Frenkel (editor at Tor, missing from picture), and Mark Tiedemann (multi-published short story writer and novelist). Combined and individually these men have impressive … [Read more…]