Posts Tagged: tor.com

The Art of Losing Isn’t Hard to Master

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Just as there is subjective rejection, there’s subjective acceptance—the editor who sparks to your characters, your plot, your manuscript because of their personal experiences—and you want someone who understands your story to be the champion it needs. Let’s be real. Rejection sucks, especially if you’re a writer trying to get your work published. Tor.com’s Natalie […]

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Lear’s Metrical Madness

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As part as the Shakespeare on Tor series, Brian Stavely brings us on a quick tour of King Lear’s descent into madness, as evidenced by a careful metrical reading of five speeches. Following the aging monarch through his perfectly-pentametered Latinate invocations of stately power, all the way down to the chaotic exclamations of a man […]

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Little is the Next Big Idea

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Two years ago, it seemed the publishing industry couldn’t get enough of the XXL novel. But now, the trend may be shifting towards something smaller: the novella. Over at io9, Charlie Jane Andrews speaks with science fiction publisher Tor.com about their list of upcoming novellas: For our readers, time is the precious commodity they invest in […]

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