The Announcement

So it is with a heave heart that I say goodbye to Flying Island Press. The new Managing Editor, Philip Carroll, is a great man and has been a friend of mine for a long time. I know he will do great things with it. I wish him and the rest of the crew the best of luck in the future. I hope that they can continue to take fiction where we all want to go.

A writing question – do you need a timeline?

Question for all you writers and readers out there: I have a number of short stories that fit into the same universe, but… A) The universe is very large and spread out (huge time line.) B) The stories can really kind of stand on their own without the rest of the universe though there areContinue reading “A writing question – do you need a timeline?”

On Getting Writing Done

** A side note before I begin the meat of this post. I had the post open and blank for about four hours before I finally got around to writing anything in it. How is that for Irony? I have been struggling to get some writing done lately. Not just the sitting down and puttingContinue reading “On Getting Writing Done”

On Getting Something Done

Don’t let the title of this post confuse you. I didn’t actually finish anything, but I did make a good run at getting something started. As I have mentioned before I get story ideas at odd times, and if I don’t let them out, and write them down then tend to drive me crazy. lastContinue reading “On Getting Something Done”

Working out the Kinks of the First Post

Well folks, I have had this site up and open to the public for a number of days, and still have yet to write a first post. That first post on a blog is always the hardest. I mean it very quickly get’s buried, but it really sets the tone for the site. Well, IContinue reading “Working out the Kinks of the First Post”