I'm M. E. Garber, a speculative fiction writer living in north central Florida. My site is about writing -- the inspiration and perspiration -- and what influences me in my pursuit of the craft.
Category Archives: Reading
Event Horizon is an anthology of stories by authors eligible for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer–meaning writers whose first pro sale have been published within the last two years. The volume contains over 75 authors and 350,000 words, … Continue reading
Just a quick reminder, if you were waiting for one: today is January 31st. I just checked and yes, this issue of The Colored Lens is currently on sale for 99¢ over on Amazon. That’s a lot of words for … Continue reading
There’s been an interesting discussion going on in an online group I belong to. Normal discussion threads run hot and heavy with Impostor Syndrome, Brain Weasels, and the like. But this one started being about short fiction goals and migrated into … Continue reading
OK, so here we go at last–my year’s writing in review. I really like these posts, because whenever I start the research for this, I’m pretty glum, thinking that I haven’t really done “all that much” or “all that well” … Continue reading
Awhile back, a terrible thing happened: Plasma Frequency Magazine had its coffers cleaned out in a scam. After 16 issues and winning many awards, the magazine was broke and put on hiatus. But the publisher isn’t walking away. He’s running … Continue reading