• Challenge,  On Writing

    Big Award Ceremony

    That Was Tonight… Writers of the Future Awards Event… Great fun, best banquet food I have ever seen, and I signed about a billion books and had wonderful conversations. I am a judge on Writers of the Future, but this year I was asked to write a story for the fantastic cover painting Bob Eggleton did. It as a honor. And a lot of fun to talk with the winners this year. An amazing group of writers. And even more fun to talk with a lot of old friends. So it is now late, I will be back in Vegas tomorrow afternoon, so going to get some sleep so I…

  • Challenge,  On Writing,  publishing

    Another Fun Day

    At Writers of the Future… Writers here are great, people are nice, fun discussions. A number of us closed the bar tonight. Martin Shoemaker and a few others. And I got to meet one of my favorite artists, Larry Elmore. He and I ended up hanging around together and talking about the 1960s and art and other things for a couple hours. A wonderful man and great artist. So a really fun day. Tomorrow is the ceremony and dinner and then I will be headed home. A fun few days in the craziness of Hollywood. And if you emailed me anything today, I will get to it in the morning.…

  • Challenge,  On Writing

    Writers of the Future Volume #35

    Book Will Be Out April 9th or So Winners will be announced as normal in a ceremony in Hollywood. And this year I will be there as a presenter, I suppose. First time in a long time. Take a look at the cover below. See my name on the cover? That’s because I have a story in it, written for that wonderful cover by Bob Eggleton. Yes, I got asked, and I was so happy to do the story. And since Bob’s cover was such fun, I decided to have fun with the story as well. In fact, the story will be the first published story of one of my…