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Saturday, March 27, 2010

Another Story To Be Published

I just received word today that my story The Light Of An Oncoming Train is going to be published by Bewildering Stories. Both Don Webb and Bill Bowler (Managing Editor and Publisher) at BWS replied to my query from Thursday regarding the status of this story.

While BWS is a non-paying market, it is probably one of the best exposure markets going on the web today in y not so humble opinion. I've had 2 other stories published by BWS in the past (The Meadow and Knock On Wood) so I am justifiably proud of the stories that have appeared there. I think The Light Of An Oncoming Train is one of my best (and the Horror Hounds over at Absolute Write seem to think so as well) and it introduces a character, Quentin Dallas, who has become one of my favorites. I currently have 2 additional Quentin Dallas stories written and another 2 in the works so I expect you'll see more of him in the future.

You can visit BWS at

I'll be letting everyone know here and elsewhere when the story goes up on BWS's schedule.

Friday, March 05, 2010

Open Invite - eBook Reviews

I'm sending out an open invite. Anyone who would like a review of their new ebook can email me a copy and I'll review it asap here on this blog.

I doubt I'll get a lot of hits initially, but I imagine I'll get one or two here and there. In addition, I cannot promise to do this indefinitely or as a full-time career (I do have a day job after all).

Regardless, if you send me a copy of your ebook to I promise I'll do the best job I can to review your book here asap.

Here are the conditions, though (you knew I'd get to conditions eventually).

My reviews will be honest. They might even be harsh at times. I expect the authors to be adults and to not take offense at anything I say in my review of their work.

My review is my opinion. Please do not take offense. Opinions are like... and we've all got one and they pretty much all stink. Be professional about your writing and your responses. Please remember James D. MacDonald's advice "Never respond to a negative review". I do not exist and nothing I say about your writing is ever going to make you less of a writer or less of a person than something you say.

I'm not a professional reviewer, but I know what I like and what I don't. I'll review your ebook for free. I will not edit it and I will post my opinion of it here. You pays your money and you takes your chances.

Let the games begin.