Cover Art and High Concepts

A query letter with a pithy, high-concept summary is crucial. Which means the story has to have a high-concept summary. Indeed, there’s little point in starting something that doesn’t have a simple, catchy slogan as its synopsis.

Another List of Rewrites

I wrote (and rewrote) a short story. That was fun. But — in a way — it was work avoidance. I have a novel (first of four) to finish.

I have a long list of things to tweak in The Forge. The list starts like this:

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