Challenge,  On Writing,  publishing

Read All Night

Workshops and Reading All Day…

Now I have to admit, not a bad way to spend a day. I finished Kris’s new Diving Universe novel just a short time ago (sun is coming up). It is stunning and is going to make every Diving fan happy, trust me. Made me happy. (grin)

I also worked on workshops at WMG and tonight here. And read some challenge stories and novels earlier in the evening.

No writing. I will be back writing solidly on the new novel on Monday or Tuesday.

But I did get the steps back up over 10,000 steps and the weight is coming off, those last pesky 15 pounds.

So a good day by and large.


SF&F BINGE READERS BUNDLE… has done something special and there is only seven days left on this one, gang.

Since I mentioned above I have a Thunder Mountain novel getting turned into WMG, if ou want the first three books in the Thunder Mountain series, they are in this bundle of bundles.

And you’ll also get some other amazing books. Including a bundle of three different Fiction River fantasy volumes. If you haven’t sampled the amazing work and writers in Fiction River, this would be a good place to do it. That alone is worth the entire cost.

You also get three books in Kris’s diving series if you haven’t tried those yet. (You haven’t read the Diving Series?? Holy smokes, you are missing some of the best science fiction written these days.)

Also, don’t forget to toss in some money for one of Kris and my favorite things, They do stunningly good work and are worth supporting.


Patreon Supporters…

You should have one issue of Smith’s Monthly. I missed getting a new one up today, but will tomorrow.

Smith’s Monthly Subscribers, you will get your electronic editions about on the same schedule.  Paper copies will lag behind a few weeks.

Four more issues being turned in to WMG and I am still working to have #48 out by October, so I will be back on time. Having fun giving it a try. (grin)



All have openings at the moment. Information at

Any questions at all, feel free to write me. And if you are confused as to which workshop to take first, we have a full curriculum posted on its own page.

Class #13… Aug 8th … Depth #3: Research
Class #14… Aug 8th … Endings
Class #15… Aug 8th … Point of View
Class #16… Aug 8th … Writing Mysteries
Class #17… Aug 8th … Speed
Class #18… Aug 8th … Teams in Fiction
Class #19… Aug 9th … Depth in Writing
Class #20… Aug 9th … How to Edit Your Own Work
Class #21… Aug 9th … Character Development
Class #22… Aug 9th … Writing Secondary Plot Lines
Class #23… Aug 9th … Advanced Depth
Class #24… Aug 9th … Writing Fantasy


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