Tag: publishing

Writing Journal: Day 147


Waiting sucks. In a lot of ways, the publishing industry feels like it’s all about ‘hurry up and wait’.  Want to be published in fiction?  Hurry up and write the book/story.  As soon as you write it, you wait.  You…

Something new


A while ago, the idea came up to do something a little different with the SF Signal podcast.  Lots of people were making favorable comparisons between our weekly panel discussions and the panels you might see at a World Con. …

Your $29.95 Oil Change will be $100


The up-sell is a classic technique.  We’ve all probably done it at one point or another, and fallen for it more times than we like to admit.  Why do you think stores have all that crap crowded in around the…