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Junction Radio Interview!

I appeared…was audible?…on Bulgarian National Radio last week, where I talked about my life and work in Bulgaria and my upcoming book, Junction! Junction, as I describe it, is Turns out the word for Junction’s genre in Bulgarian is about … Continue reading

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Follycon Notebook 6+7

(back to pages 4 and 5) Nature Futures is a really cool page of science fiction ideas written by scientists. This is me thinking about that “science in science fiction” panel. Thinking about alternate history as a tool to teach … Continue reading

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Follycon notebook 4+5

(back to pages 2 and 3) Then I actually went to a Follycon panel! It was called (I think) “How to Put Science in your Fiction,” and that thing at the top is my wife’s snarky correction. The following are … Continue reading

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Follycon Notebook pages 2 + 3

Page 2 of my Follycon notebook is quite a bit blurrier than page 1, but don’t worry, I have some blurry memories to supplement it! Uh, so I think this is still from that first conversation with Georgina Kamsika, Sarah Dodd, and Micaiah Huw … Continue reading

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Follycon Notebook page 1

Yeah yeah, I know Eastercon Follycon was a month ago. It’s been a busy month, and I’m just now typing up my notes. I hope to get all of my follycon notes online, hopefully before I go to Worldcon in … Continue reading

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Junction to be Published!!

“Debut novelist Daniel M. Bensen’s JUNCTION, in which a Japanese nature show host finds himself on an exploratory trip to an alien world, but when members of the party start to die, he wonders if one of the others might … Continue reading

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Five Star Reviews: Story Genius

A few days ago I got an email from a friend who was having trouble with a story. He has an interesting world and characters and exciting things happening all the way up to an epic climax…which he can’t resolve. … Continue reading

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EccentricCowboy’s questions about agents

I’ve talked with EccentricCowboy (aka Austen Confer) about questions about self-publishing and traditional publishing. The final part of our conversation was about agents and finding a writing scene. EC: …I doubt I could do something like, say, be contracted to write X number … Continue reading

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EccentricCowboy’s questions about publishers

Last week I answered EccentricCowboy (aka Austen Confer)’s questions about self-publishing. Today, we’re on to traditional publishing, and the (at least, potential) benefits thereof. EC: If I may ask, what are some of the pros and cons of having a publisher? … Continue reading

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EccentricCowboy’s questions about self-publishing

A little while ago I got this message from EccentricCowboy (aka Austen Confer) on Deviantart. Austen writes weird westerns, and he wants to know about self- versus traditional publishing. EC: Hello there! Jumping kind of out of the blue here but … Continue reading

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