The Pain of Publication is a journey through the process of novel publication. I emphasize, again, that this is a process. I can offer no advice on what works, because nothing has for me, but what I can do, is discuss my regular activity related to this subject. This column’s focus will range from the obvious (getting an agent), to related (how do I make my novel worth publishing), and all the way through tangential subject matters (I have not yet fathomed what those might be).
So, news is floating around that Sam Raimi is going to a fantasy syndication of Terry Goodkind’s Sword of Truth series. I have decidedly ambivalent feelings about this. The first book was really great, but it included… mature… themes such as man-boy rape, sado-masochistic torture-magic-sex, and satanic summoning (no joke). That being said, the series […]