At the forefront of my earliest years of writing and publication I queried quite a few professional authors for advice and guidance. I wanted to know the easiest, less painful ways of achieving publication with full size books. I had a plethora of old-timers and experts from which to gain any hints or tips that would cut through the crap and get me off to a good start. These contacts came primarily from the Science Fiction Writers of American. They had some standard warnings and insider…Continue
Added by Chris Stevenson on January 7, 2013 at 9:20pm — No Comments
When I arrived at the title of the first short story in my collection Curiosity Killed the Sphinx and Other Stories, I meant for the sphinx to be like that at Delphi, a sphinx with riddles. The first story is about the hierarchy of computer saavy.
The computer was a riddle in the1980s. While finishing coursework for a graduate degree, I worked in university departments and must have tried the programs of about six manufacturers in one…
Added by Katherine L. Holmes on July 6, 2012 at 2:06pm — No Comments
In this time in the U.S. people are still struggling financially.It puts financial strain on families and honestly children can add to this stress. Stress is the creativity killer for a lot of people. For some it is an inspiration. I have found that though I would love to stay at home and write all day. However, I must go to work in order to feed my five year old. However, my job has caused me to go and educate those who go into the emergency room. Granted it is VERY annoying, when bill…Continue
Added by Shanquetta Lewis on April 11, 2012 at 9:52am — No Comments