Author Archives: Mike

About Mike

According to Locus, I am the all-time leading award winner, living or dead, for short fiction. I have won 5 Hugos (from a record 36 nominations), a Nebula, and other major awards in the USA, France, Japan, Spain, Croatia, Catalonia, and Poland. I'm and author of 74 novels, over 260 stories, and 3 screenplays, and the editor of 41 anthologies. My work has been translated into 26 languages. I am currently the editor of the Stellar Guild line of books, and Galaxy's Edge magazine.

The Resnick/Malzberg Dialogues #19: Workshops

NOTE: this article first appeared in the pages of SFWA Bulletin 159, Fall, 2003. MIKE: Workshopping has almost become a cottage industry these days. There’s Clarion, of course. There’s Writers of the Future. I know Del Rey has an online … Continue reading

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New collection is out

My latest collection, AWAY GAMES, consisting of 17 science fiction sport stories, is now available from Wordfire Press or any of the usual sources. Intro by Ken Liu.

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Another award nomination

Just found out that “Benchwarmer”, a collaboration between myself and Lezli Robyn, has been nominated for Catalan’s Ictineau Award as Best Translated Story (an award we also won back in 2011 with our “Soulmates”).

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Another sale

Just re-sold “The Boy Who Cried ‘Dragon!’” to Bryan Thomas Schmidt’s anthology, Choices.

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SOOTHSAYER re-sold

Just re-sold Soothsayer, the first of the Penelope Bailey books, to Arc Manor.

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Interview on No-Heavy-Lifting Sales

Here’s the link to an interview I just did on what I call “No-Heavy-Lifting Sales” (by which I mean reprints, foreign sales, audio sales, etc.). I think newcomers and hopeful writers may find it very useful: http://www.diabolicalplots.com/?p=9067

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New story sold

Just sold a short story, “Tartaros”, to Bryan Thomas Schmidt’s forthcoming anthology, Mission: Tomorrow.

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DragonCon

I’ll be attending DragonCon in Atlanta on Labor Day weekend. If anyone wants to look me up, here’s my schedule: Friday, August 29: 4:00 PM – Regency V – Hyatt Pyr Rising (Me, Lou Anders, Joel Shepherd, Jon Sprunk, Clay … Continue reading

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The New Mystery Novel is Out

For those who wonder if a science fiction writer can turn out a decent mystery series, here’s a review excerpt of the just-released CAT ON A COLD TIN ROOF, third in the Eli Paxton series, from Publisher’s Weekly: “Good times … Continue reading

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The Resnick/Malzberg Dialoges #18: Professionalism

NOTE: this article first appeared in the pages of SFWA Bulletin 158, Summer, 2003. MIKE: Since I’ve been writing a column (elsewhere) for beginning writers, I’ve been asked, from time to time, exactly what a writer owes his editor and … Continue reading

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