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A No-BS Tour of Modern Publishing Part III - The Traditional Industry: The Publishers

Many authors feel that the only “real” way to publish is to go through the well-established method of querying an agent, having your agent pitch to publishing houses, and then signing a deal where the author pays nothing and gets an advance from the publisher. This is called “traditional” publishing &n... read more

Thoughts on my first World Con

Last week I flew to the far-off land of Kansas City, Missouri, to partake in what many science fiction fans consider a pilgrimage: I went to the annual World Science Fiction Convention – otherwise known as World Con. read more


Bennett R. Coles is the Canadian author of 2 novels, including the award-winning Virtues of War. He served 15 years as an officer in the Canadian Navy.