It’s here! Mourning Dove is now available for reviewers to request and read via NetGalley. Want to learn more about Mourning Dove, book two in the EMPATHY sci-fi saga? The full description can be found below. In the aftermath of the calamitous Human/Etech research study, Chandra and Kyra struggle to reclaim the life they shared in a pre-EMPATHY… Continue reading Mourning Dove now on NetGalley
I'd like to thank everyone who attended last night's book reading and signing event at A Room of One's Own. Thank you for coming out and for your engagement! For those of you who couldn't attend (and even for those of you who could), we've got pictures taken at the event below. Both M.A. Hinkle… Continue reading Success! A Reading at A Room of One’s Own
Author Damian Serbu talks self-revisions: when it's time to tackle them, when it's time to set them aside, and when it's time to seek the help of an editor.
As a way to say thank you to the RevPit community, I'm proud to offer the following editing discounts to any RevPit participant who books these services on or before April 24th, 2019. Query and First Five Pages Take $10 off this package Includes two passes at query, one pass at first five pages First Fifty Pages Take $10… Continue reading RevPit Editing Discounts!
You weren't selected for RevPit? Me neither. No, seriously, I wasn't---and not because I was an editor as opposed to an entrant. I, too, submitted to the annual RevPit event in April 2017, and, much like you, walked away with nothing. Except that's not true. Not even close to it, in fact. It can be… Continue reading You weren’t selected for RevPit. Now what?
We've got a schedule, folks! Plan accordingly. In between tabling throughout the conference, I'll be at WisCon 43 participating in a panel about writing a series, as well as leading two sessions on the craft of writing in general. The full schedule of my time at WisCon is as follows--- Plotting Past Book One (Panel)… Continue reading r. r. campbell at WisCon 43 – Schedule Now Available!
Imagine me, aged twenty-three, in a cramped room with a tin roof, the only furnishings a collapsible aluminum table, a plastic lawn chair, and a ragged futon pressed against the far wall. Black rot blossoms along the molding, and every dog in the city barks at passersby who blink too loudly. This is where I… Continue reading Writing is Like Using a Washing Machine. Kind of.
Cinephile and fellow author Dave Watson recently interviewed me for a post on his blog, "Dave Says Movies Matter." In it, I describe how the EMPATHY series started as a short story over half a decade ago, and what the future might hold for it and our expansive cast of characters. So what are you… Continue reading Author Interview on “Dave Says Movies Matter”
It's been... an interesting weekend. My in-laws invited my wife and I to visit, but I elected to stay home to make a sizable dent in my revisions for Event Horizon, the third book in my EMPATHY series. With the place to myself (aside from my cats), I figured I'd have no problem doing all the… Continue reading On Progress, Goals, and Control
It's (almost) here! This Friday will mark the public release of EMPATHY: Madrugada, a choose-your-own-destiny game set in the EMPATHY-verse. I had the chance to debut the game at the book launch party for Imminent Dawn last Friday, and those who played had a great---though challenging---time helping Chandra escape the Human/Etech research compound. So get excited! Here's some… Continue reading EMPATHY: Madrugada to be Released this Friday