>I have been very fortunate to have received criticism from some excellent writers who have improved my technique exponentially. A repeated comment from them to
>I attend the RWA National Conference every year, and every year I buy the mp3 CD set that contains all 250-odd hours of recorded program
>The New York Times has an extensive article about self-publishing here: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/28/books/28selfpub.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=self-publishing&st=cse The most deceptive paragraph in the entire article is this one: Louise Burke,
>Sarah is under the weather today. She’ll return to posting next week.
>Jack Dann and myself at the Awards. Jack had just been given the Peter McNamara award for his contribution to the the speculative fiction genre.
> Some writers (call them group one) follow the normal reader-to-fan-to-writer pathway and have probably been inoculated in Sf/fantasy conferences at the local con, met