Guy L. Pace

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Rejection and Waiting, 2.0

The novel was recently rejected by a small science fiction press. To be honest, I didn’t really think it fit there, but they did ask for it after I pitched. So, I went through the process with them. I’ve toyed with the whole self-publish thing since hearing back on the novel and was about to Continue Reading

Electronic Submissions

As I mention in an¬†earlier post, I submitted my first novel to a publisher after pitching at the Spokane Science Fiction Convention (SpoCon) in August. My mistake was assuming that the email went through with all attachments, so I didn’t follow up when I got no confirmation back. The editor did, after all, ask the Continue Reading

Pitching and Wooing

A few weeks ago, I attended SpoCon, the Spokane Science Fiction Convention. One of the items on the agenda was a pitch session with a medium size publisher from the Northwest. I thought I’d attend and see how it worked. There are a few¬†things I learned from the experience. One. Never go to a pitch Continue Reading

2013 NaNoWriMo Done

I finished my novel and am a NaNoWriMo winner for the second time. Yes, the novel is a first draft. It needs work, editing, rewriting and a couple other pairs of eyes looking it over. In a few weeks, I plan to read through it and do some rewriting. For now, it is a pile Continue Reading

Half-way in NaNoWriMo

Yesterday, November 15, I logged more than 25,000 words in my NaNoWriMo project novel. I hit the half-way target on the half-way day. While that is a good thing, it means I still have 25,000 plus words to write to complete NaNoWriMo and be a winner once again. The novel, it seems, will run a Continue Reading

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