• Challenge,  Kickstarter Campaign,  On Writing

    6 Science Fiction Novellas

    New Kickstarter Coming Next Week! Six different science fiction novellas by Kristine Kathryn Rusch. Fantastic short novels that all backers will get, plus new trade paper and hardback editions. You can make sure you are notified when this lunches next Tuesday by going to https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/403649867/six-science-fiction-novellas And this will have some really amazing new special workshops and other cool books. Take a look!

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    Last Full Day of Bryant Street Kickstarter…

    Ends Thursday Evening at 7 PM. Bryant Street… where The Twilight Zone lives. A really twisted, but normal-looking subdivision street. 40 stories in four books. The seasons of Bryant Street, basically. Or four seasons of a Bryant Street television series, 10 episodes per season. Go to Bryant Street Kickstarter to see the entire project. Only 1 day left! Plus two really great special 3-week workshops you can only get through this campaign. HOW TO PUT TWISTS IN YOUR STORIES and HOW TO WRITE DARK REAL-WORLD FANTASY. They will not be offered anywhere else. Only 1 Day left, so don’t miss it!

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    Two Days Left on Bryant Street Kickstarter!

    Ends Thursday Evening at 7 PM. Bryant Street… where The Twilight Zone lives. A really twisted, but normal-looking subdivision street. 40 stories in four books. The seasons of Bryant Street, basically. Or four seasons of a Bryant Street television series, 10 episodes per season. Go to Bryant Street Kickstarter to see the entire project. Only 2 days left! Plus two really great special 3-week workshops you can only get through this campaign. HOW TO PUT TWISTS IN YOUR STORIES and HOW TO WRITE DARK REAL-WORLD FANTASY. They will not be offered anywhere else. Only 2 Days, so don’t miss it! Below I talk about the project. (might have to click…

  • Challenge,  Kickstarter Campaign

    Update On Special Stretch Goal!!

    Started at 119 Backers… This is a fun extra stretch goal… time limited. So please help us pass the word so all backers get another story collection and a Pop-Up class. We needed 21 more backers in three days and got 7 of them the first day. We are at 126 backers now with 14 needed in the next two full days. Fantastic! With help we can make it and every backer get the collection and the class. Check it out on the Bryant Street Kickstarter… Here are the details! SPECIAL STRETCH GOAL…Hit 140 Backers by Monday Night… If this campaign reaches 140 backers by Monday night, every backer of…

  • Challenge,  Kickstarter Campaign

    Special Stretch Goal Added…

    Added to Bryant Street Kickstarter… This is a fun extra stretch goal… time limited. So please help us pass the word so all backers get another story collection and a Pop-Up class. Check it out on the Bryant Street Kickstarter… Here are the details! SPECIAL STRETCH GOAL…Hit 140 Backers by Monday Night… If this campaign reaches 140 backers by Monday night, every backer of any reward at $25.00 and above will get a free ebook copy of the six-story collection GHOSTS ARE WEIRD by Dean Wesley Smith.  And for writers, you get access to POP UP #84… WRITING WEIRD FANTASY. This is a $150 value and yes, if you already…

  • Challenge,  Kickstarter Campaign,  publishing

    Fiction Branding… Part 1…

    Different Types of Branding… And you brand a fiction series for different reasons. So for a number of posts, I’ll talk about fiction branding and the known reasons to do it, and some reasons most fiction writers never once think about. And yes, at times I will talk value and trademark and so much more. But starting off, most indie writers understand the surface level of book or series branding. (I am not talking to traditionally published fiction writers because they do not own their own books with traditional contracts these days.) Making books in a series look like they belong together, and making books under an author’s name also…

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    Bryant Street Kickstarter is Live!!

    Really Excited About This One! Bryant Street Kickstarter. Bryant Street… where The Twilight Zone lives. A really twisted, but normal-looking subdivision street. 40 stories in four books. The seasons of Bryant Street, basically. Or four seasons of a Bryant Street television series, 10 episodes per season. Go to Bryant Street Kickstarter to see the entire project. Only 10 days long! Plus two really great special 3-week workshops you can only get through this campaign. HOW TO PUT TWISTS IN YOUR STORIES and HOW TO WRITE DARK REAL-WORLD FANTASY. They will not be offered anywhere else. And remember, this campaign is only 10 days long, so don’t miss it! Below I…

  • Challenge,  Kickstarter Campaign

    Launching A Brand In a Few Hours

    I’m Really Excited About This Brand Launching! Bryant Street Kickstarter. Launching Noon Tuesday! Bryant Street… where The Twilight Zone lives. A really twisted, but normal-looking subdivision street. 40 stories in four books. The seasons of Bryant Street, basically. Or four seasons of a Bryant Street television series, 10 episodes per season. I have been writing and selling and publishing Bryant Street stories since the mid-1980s. It has always been a brand I paid attention to, but really never pushed it. I did have my writer corporation for about 20 years named Bryant Street. And the trademark of Bryant Street is very solid for a number of reasons. So for years…

  • Challenge,  Kickstarter Campaign

    Bryant Street Kickstarter Starting Tuesday at Noon…

    I’m Really Excited About This One! Bryant Street Kickstarter. Bryant Street… where The Twilight Zone lives. A really twisted, but normal-looking subdivision street. 40 stories in four books. The seasons of Bryant Street, basically. Or four seasons of a Bryant Street television series, 10 episodes per season. For years I’ve wanted to do something with Bryant Street stories besides publish them in Smith’s Monthly. That time is finally here. Go to https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/403649867/bryant-street to sign up to be notified when it launches on Tuesday at noon. And the campaign will have two really great short story workshops that you can only get through Kickstarter, and stretch goals to write stories for…

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    Bryant Street Coming Next Week!

    A Really Cool New Kickstarter! Bryant Street Kickstarter. Bryant Street is where The Twilight Zone lives. A really twisted, but normal-looking subdivision street. 40 stories in four books. The seasons of Bryant Street, basically. Or four seasons of a Bryant Street television series, 10 episodes per season. Go to https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/403649867/bryant-street to sign up to be notified when it launches. And the campaign will have two really great short story workshops that you can only get through Kickstarter, and stretch goals to write stories for Pulphouse, and a ton of other stuff. And every backer of every reward gets the four books of Bryant Street stories. This will only last for…