George R.R. Martin (grrm) wrote,
George R.R. Martin
grrm

Behold, The Mighty Editor

I have my editor's hat on today. (It looks just like my writer's hat, only in a different color). ((No, not really, I am being facetitious. Damn, you guys, don't take everything I say so literally)).

For the past three weeks, the forty-odd (some very odd) members of the Wild Cards consortium have been submitting story proposals and pitches for the three new WC books from Tor, LOW CHICAGO and MISSISSIPPI ROLL and TEXAS HOLD 'EM. Last night at midnight was the deadline for pitches.

As usual, we have more proposals than we need. Only eight writers per book. So today is Decision Day, wherein I decide who gets to be in which book, who is out, who gets to double-dip. It is never easy. So many talented writers, so many great characters, so many fun ideas.

But that's why I get the Big Bucks as editor (that was another joke, yessir, for sure, this is a labor of looooooove).

John Sebastian said it best:

Tags: anthologies, editing, wild cards
Subscribe

  • NOT A BLOG IS MOVING AWAY...

    Greetings all, Minion Raya here to let you know that we're moving the Not A Blog to a whole new location! So if you're looking for the…

  • Cover Boy

    Hot damn. I'm a cover boy. An ESQUIRE cover boy! (On the Chinese edition of ESQUIRE) Some fun pictures inside as well. And lots of text I…

  • From Terra to Taos

    (Actually, the Toolbox is now in Angel Fire, but Taos works better with Terran). Walter Jon Williams has picked the recipient of the first Terran…

  • 16 comments
  • 16 comments

Comments for this post were locked by the author

  • NOT A BLOG IS MOVING AWAY...

    Greetings all, Minion Raya here to let you know that we're moving the Not A Blog to a whole new location! So if you're looking for the…

  • Cover Boy

    Hot damn. I'm a cover boy. An ESQUIRE cover boy! (On the Chinese edition of ESQUIRE) Some fun pictures inside as well. And lots of text I…

  • From Terra to Taos

    (Actually, the Toolbox is now in Angel Fire, but Taos works better with Terran). Walter Jon Williams has picked the recipient of the first Terran…