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Bad Horse

Everyone always talks about the seductive power of evil, but I think good's just as slippery a slope. -- Durkon, Order of the Stick

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  • Wednesday
    Clarion SFF writing workshop application deadline: March 1

    Most of you probably know that each year since 2013, I've promoted the Clarion SF&F writing workshop, and asked people to pledge money to help send someone from fimfiction to Clarion if they were accepted.

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  • 2 weeks
    Oops. Errors in last post.

    I read that Forbes article in my last blog post (Online publishing is winning SF&F) too uncritically. When it said, "Indie-published authors may be just 48% of the SF&F market", it was taking its earlier statement,

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  • 2 weeks
    Online publishing is winning SF&F

    Self-published ebook authors now sell 39% of all SF&F books sold by copies sold, and may bring in more money than traditionally-published authors.

    (See Oops. Errors in last post. to explain my revisions to Forbes' figures.)

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  • 2 weeks
    The Hugo Award for Best Fan Writer

    The Hugo Awards are given each year to honor the best writing in fantasy, science fiction, or horror.  To quote from thehugoawards.org:

    While the World Science Fiction Society sponsors the Hugos, they are not limited to sf. Works of fantasy or horror are eligible if the members of the Worldcon think they are eligible.

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  • 4 weeks
    Help with Season 9 story ideas

    Some questions to help me us think of ideas for season 9 stories.  This is a lot of questions, so if you can't think of an answer for a question, just skip it.

    For Starlight Glimmer and each of the New 6 (Gallus, Ocellus, Sandbar, SIlverstream, Smolder, Yona),

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The triple con: Trotcon, Capclave, Bronycon · 4:07am Jul 17th, 2015

I told myself I wouldn't drive out to Columbus for another convention, but I'm doing it again this weekend, going to Trotcon. And after that, Capclave in Pittsburgh. And after that, Bronycon. When it rains, it pours.

I might be on ROBCakeran53's 7pm Friday writing panel, if I get there in time.

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