D.R. MacMaster's Blog – May 2009 Archive (3)

A Book (featuring me) Will Be On Blog Talk Radio

Mike Hanson, the creator of Sha'Daa: Tales of the Apocalypse, a novel-anthology hybrid to which I contributed Chapter 6: Dixie Chrononauts, will be appearing on the Ben Eads Dark Fiction Show, on Saturday May 30th, at 11 PM EST.



If you can't catch it live, you can download it as a podcast and listen to it at your leisure.



And if you would like a copy of the book then click my… Continue

Added by D.R. MacMaster on May 29, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The Great Agent Search Begins Again...

My inability to get an answer out of the publisher whose been sitting on my science fiction novel for 4 years, or from the editor who asked me to let them look at it again last year, has convinced me that I desperately need an agent.



But I hate looking for one.



First, I'm in Canada, and I have several bad agent experiences I had in Toronto. (Ever had one bar a door when you had an appointment for a meeting and they demand you slide your work through a mail slot?) I've… Continue

Added by D.R. MacMaster on May 21, 2009 at 1:26pm — 3 Comments

How long should it take?

Last year I got an e-mail from a major publisher about my first novel, a science fiction adventure, asking me if it was still available, because it had been sitting on someone's desk for 3 years, because this editor finally got around to reading it and wanted to kick it up to upper management. I was about to submit it to another publisher, but decided to agree to let the editor move it up the food chain.



Well, it's going on a year since it was "kicked up" and I'm still… Continue

Added by D.R. MacMaster on May 9, 2009 at 3:56am — 7 Comments

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