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[SFFWRTCHT] A Chat With Author-Game Designer-Comic Writer Matt Forbeck

Matt Forbeck has worked with top companies, including Angry Robot, Wizards Of The Coast, Mattel, Random House, Penguin, TSR and Decipher. He’s authored short fiction, comic books, novels, screenplays, and computer game scripts and stories. His projects have won 14 Origins Awards including the Best Roleplaying Game for Deadlands and The Lord of the Rings Roleplaying Game. He’s …

One-shot publication seeks short story submissions

Just got this request from an acquaintance I made at a local convention that I thought you writers might want to know about. Just tell ’em I sent ya. The small run, one-shot publication “Strange Pulp” is looking for adventure-oriented science fiction/fantasy short stories in the tradition of great sci-fi/fantasy pulps of the ’30s, ’40s and …

Kindlegraph lets you get your ebooks signed

Ever wanted to get your Kindle ebook signed? Now there is a way! Kindlegraph lets authors give you a digital personalized signature to go in your ebooks. (It does require a Twitter account to login and use the service.) I first found out about it from Rosemary Jones, a Forgotten Realms/D&D author. Check out how she …

Wading Through the Crap

Eric Felton decried the demise of the “gatekeepers” of traditional publishing companies in a Wall Street Journal article titled, Cherish the Book Publishers—You’ll Miss Them When They’re Gone. His basic premise is that the onslaught of e-publishing via Kindle and Nook is flooding the market with so much crap that now readers will have to …