I wasn’t on the cyberpunk train when it left the station, but I thought I caught up with it pretty quickly. When Omni magazine printed William Gibson’s short story, “Burning Chrome,” I bought the issue. Not because it had Gibson’s story, though. I just happened to be buying Omni on a regular basis. As a […]
A writer walks into a doctor’s office. “You gotta help me, doc. I keep hearing about everyone making money from self-publishing, and everywhere I go, someone’s trying to sell me their book.” “I see,” the doctor says, nodding. “So what seems to be the problem?” “Well, I figure if everyone’s writing a book, I should […]
StoryWorld 2012 is over, but the value generated there continues to echo forward thanks to all the folks who tweeted, blogged, posted, and curated. Especially Anthony Torres, who snagged an audio recording of the panel I moderated, “Designing Open Storyworlds” (big thanks, Anthony)!