Culture

Fandom Is Dead. Long Live Fandom!

January 28, 2016 Brian Niemeier 0

If you change the medium, you change the message. Philosopher of communication Marshall McLuhan argued persuasively that advances in media, regardless of content, can incite dramatic, culture-wide effects. A best selling print book can reach […]

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Tor Books: The Wind Does Not Respect a Fool

December 31, 2015 Brian Niemeier 0

Kahless the Unforgettable will allow Tor’s obstinacy–and recount it as a warning to others, It’s been six months since public slanders against Tor Books’ readers and authors by company employees Irene Gallo, Moshe Feder, and […]

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How to Know if You’re Ready to Self Publish

October 21, 2015 Brian Niemeier 0

Today, new technology has blessed authors with unprecedented advantages. But these blessings pose serious questions, and as always, wrong answers may invite curses. Foremost among the career-defining questions that aspiring authors must answer is this: […]

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Cedar Sanderson speaks of covers

December 16, 2014 sciphi 0

In a recent edition of Cedar Writes, author and cover artist Cedar Sanderson did a post called Covers and Writings in which she lays out how to do cover art and make it. You should […]