It took me a long time to learn that negotiation is all about strength. If you say, My agent or my lawyer too many times in the middle of a negotiation, the person on the other side of that negotiation won’t want to talk to you. You’re not the one with power.
I am having a wonderful, marvelous, totally nifty year. Or maybe I had that year in 2015. Hard to say, really. Just depends on how you look at things. Here’s what I mean. My novella, “Inhuman Garbage,” appeared in two best of the year volumes in July. Depending on what you prefer to read, you have the choice of reading the novella in Gardner Dozois’s […]
I’ve gotten so wrapped up in the Retrieval Artist–and yes, there will be an update soon–that I’ve forgotten to share the new stuff with you. Lots of fun and different things to share. First, let me apologize for the changing colors in the post. My theme is melting, literally. We’re hurrying on the new design before this thing breaks down entirely. I can no longer […]
The Business Rusch: Small World Kristine Kathryn Rusch Yes, I’m finally home. I got home late Tuesday night and I’ve spent the day doing laundry, staring at my piled-up e-mail, and petting cats. This column will not be that complex because I thought I’d have a day between getting home and writing the column. Ah, the airlines changed that plan and left me with a […]