Archive for June, 2009

The Essential Why?   People ask; What does it take to get published? It takes a number of things. One is certainly, luck. It is almost certainly the smallest factor, but present. Finishing a novel is another, and by finishing I don’t mean simply writing until you toss in “the end”, but polishing the delivery, […]

(Normally I don’t but) 15 SF/F authors

Posted: 25th June 2009 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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I normally don’t do stuff like this, but it was floating around Facebook, and I had no idea what else to post. And I thought it might give people some idea as to what makes me sit up and take notice. This is of course not an exhaustive list of people who’s work I adore, just […]

"Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome." – Booker T. Washington Success, or at least a glorious failure that tugs at the heart strings are the logical conclusion of any well constructed plot. It’s been said in […]

News

Posted: 20th June 2009 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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P.R. Frost news from Fresh Fiction: FAERY MOON was chosen to be a Fresh Pick at Fresh Fiction. Your cover and a link to FAERY MOON will appear on every page of FreshFiction.com on June 19, 2009 and mailed to the subscribers of the Fresh Pick newsletter on June 19, 2009. We’ll also Twitter and […]

Prologue sin #1

Posted: 8th June 2009 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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While I was vastly tempted to simply continue this mini series of posts, and never fill in a number one, I decided not to see how many people would assume this was simple senility on my part. So on with the arbitrary and non sequential numbering of prologue sins. To my mind the most egregious […]

Prologue sin #3

Posted: 7th June 2009 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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I’m sure there are still more shocked readers out there to know I’m writing about prologues again. But hey, it appears people find them interesting. Posts like this are not in response to anyone writer. When it comes to prologues I feel the same way about them I do about people living to be 120. There […]

Prologue Sin #2

Posted: 5th June 2009 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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It’s probably not news to anyone who has been reading my blog for a while that I don’t like prologues. Even the ones done right only encourage people who will do them wrong, wronger or very wrong to try. One of the most common and unforgivable sins is when the reader is treated to a […]

New Release

Posted: 1st June 2009 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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P.R. Frost has a new release. Faery Moon has been unleashed on bookstores everywhere. Please help the staff in your neighborhood store fit more things onto the shelves by buying two or three copies.

Crossed Genres

Posted: 1st June 2009 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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The June issue of Crossed Genres has been released. If you haven’t gotten yours yet, go now. Go sooner if possible. Click Here.