Monthly Archives: January 2012

SANTIAGO to China

I just sold Chinese rights to Santiago: A Myth of the Far Future to SF World. This makes its 12th country, joining the US, England, Russia, Spain, Greece, the Czech Republic, Germany, Sweden, Japan, Poland, and Bulgaria. It will be … Continue reading

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Ask Bwana #20

NOTE: this article first appeared in Speculations #20 — March, 1998 So why (I hear you ask) do so many writers change publishers? Are they egomaniacs, trying to sell to as many publishers as they can in order to prove … Continue reading

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Mike’s editing a Burroughs anthology

Bob Garcia and I will be editing an anthology, The Worlds of Edgar Rice Burroughs, for Baen Books. It will feature all new stories using ERB’s characters and worlds, with one exception: we’ll also be running my novella, “The Forgotten … Continue reading

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Ask Bwana #19

NOTE: this article first appeared in Speculations #19 — January, 1998 Most editors tell you up front that they won’t consider simultaneous submissions. Fine and good. But every contract — even implicit ones like this — has two sides to … Continue reading

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“The Homecoming” to Czech Republic

Just sold Czech rights to “The Homecoming” to XB-1 magazine. Also, Barry Malzberg and I delivered the 57th Resnick/Malzberg Dialogue to the SFWA Bulletin this afternoon.

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KIRINYAGA to China

I just sold Chinese rights to Kirinyaga: A Fable of Utopia to SF World. I plan to celebrate with some shrimp in lobster sauce.

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Mike edits a new line

The notion began some years back, when Hugo winner Maureen McHugh invented the term “Mike’s Writer Children” to describe the couple of dozen young writers I’d helped, collaborated with, and assigned stories for my anthologies (eight of whom eventually made … Continue reading

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The Man Who Held The Hero’s Horse

This originally appeared in Adventure Tales #1 There have been a lot of theories advanced as to why Edgar Rice Burroughs remains a popular author a century after he first broke into print, when dozens of Pulitzer and Nobel winners … Continue reading

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Ask Bwana #18

NOTE: this article first appeared in Speculations #18 — November, 1997 It’s a jungle out there. Especially these days. A number of science fiction authors, including Hugo winners and national bestsellers, have gone on the various networks and the Internet … Continue reading

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SHAKA II to Czech Republic

Just sold Czech rights to “Shaka II” to XB-1 Magazine.

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