Another Story Sells to On Spec Magazine!!
In case you think I’m just repeating myself, this is not the same post as my earlier announcement.
This science fiction story is called ‘Sin and Toil’ and I’m very pleased that they’ve chosen it.
For those of you counting this makes six stories that I’ve placed with On Spec. Three have been published already. I am not sure when the other three will show up in print but I imagine at least one will appear in 2013.
The stories that are available are:
A Ragman’s Vow
From the Sea
Touch the Dead
And the stories that have yet to appear:
A Terrible Loyalty
A Primer on the Ins and Outs of Building Bliss
Sin and Toil
Of course I’ll let you all know when these become available.
That’s great. I think it’s time I grab a subscription to that magazine. Maybe put on my Christmas list. I’ve been a good boy for most of the first and second quarter of this year though I did have some slip ups for the third quarter but I hope the forth quarter will make up for it. ;)
I’m not sure if you got the time to do any reading but I recommend you check a book called Carnival of Fear. It’s an old Ravenloft and it’s probably the most un-DnD book you’ll ever read.
Anyways, enjoy your ever growing success.
PS: Have you thought about maybe doing a podcast with you and Drew Karpyshyn. I would love to hear you thought on sci-fi, writing, games and the likes. Like the interview you did with him but unfortunately could not post it. maybe…fingers crossed…
Thanks and congrats! :-) And I liked it and tweeted it but theres seams to be now FB or linkedin button…..
Congratulations! It’s great to see your stuff making grade. Cheers!
Congratulations, looks like the snowball is really rolling now!
Wow great news you are on quite the roll.
Tremendous news! :)
When is the novel coming?
I can imagine the satisfaction every time someone buys a story. Do they get an exclusive on them?
Really great news, good luck :)
Great news. Congratulations
Brent, please don’t write stories about aliens, I’m Afraid. :) btw. thank you so much. Good Luck my friend. :)
Congrats on your great success! That sense of accomplishment is such an amazing feeling…and the checks don’t hurt either!
Congrats ! This was probably deserved ;-)
Congratulations! That is such exciting news and must make you feel like a million. Each story that gets accepted will provide you the beliefs you need to add to your portfolio. Keep up the good work.
Dave from EA
many congrats brent – many congrats
I am so happy for you. BIG congrats on this success. I always admired writers for their imagination and sensitivity for details.
Thanks! I believe On Spec has digital subscriptions too, or they were looking into it. Anyways, glad to hear that you are back on track, this quarter :)
I’ve had Carnival of Fear recommended a few times, it is definitely on the list to read. Unfortunately that list is massive and neverending…
As for the podcast that might be something I’ll look into in the future. Talking with Drew was great and he has a lot of insights.
David, thank you! I’m very pleased!
It is, Vince. Thank you.
I still have to sell the novel though (and the other four I’ve written) but I’m hoping it won’t be long now.
As for the short stories, most magazines get an exclusive on the story but it only last for a specific chunk of time. Once the time expires the story becomes mine again, to sell as a reprint or whatever.
I’ll try to avoid aliens in the future :)
Thank you, Paula
Congrats again Brent! Here’s to your continued success!
This is great news Brent, Congrats
Thank you, Mike.