Guy L. Pace

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Short Fiction

Short Fiction Writing short fiction helps you develop your craft. You learn the structure of a story, how to develop a character, and how to keep a story focused. A short story is usually between 3,000 and 7,500 words. Of course, this depends on your market. Some print and online magazines have their own ideas 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