Mr. Horne's Book of Secrets

Tag Archive: publishing

Submission Guidelines Rules

Publishers are looking for good business partners.

When Writers Revolt

Hollywood braces for an earthquake.

On the Mend

I had the chance for a long and productive holiday weekend, but I blew it by getting a bad cold. I’m feeling a bit too groggy to make anything meaningful this week. But I’m afraid that the blogosphere is still a…
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Alcatraz versus The Dark Talent — a Revolution in Writing

I am a fish. Which of course doesn’t mean that I am a literal fish, but it’s something to keep in mind for today’s post, for today I will be talking about a mold-breaking book series—one that takes subversion of…
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How do I Know if I’ve Succeeded?

As an up and coming author, your biggest question will always be “When?” When will I land an agent? When will my book find a publisher? Or, in the even nearer term: When will my book be finished? When will…
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Can a Robot Write a Book?

Gotta get this next chapter written before my batteries run out. And my laptop’s almost out of power, too. Welcome back to Mr. Horne’s Book of Secrets. Our subject today is a particularly prickly one, so once again I have enlisted the…
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Something Relevant

Hello, all. This post will be short(ish). I don’t post often, because a part of me wants everything I put here to be somehow profound or thought provoking. But doing this makes the site stagnate. So I need to be a…
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Why I Love Editors

I once had a short and sporadic run of volunteering for Leading Edge, BYU’s science fiction periodical. I had heard good things about the publication, and I really needed to get rid of my naivete when it came to the…
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