Hello, hello! I know I haven’t been updating this as often as usual, and I apologize for that. Things are, however, taking off here at Insomnia. We are in the stages of finalizing our contract format and getting the contracts out to our short-story contributors. We have also been preparing our novel contract because we […]
I spent about two hours on the phone with an author earlier today discussing his book and his concerns about the publishing industry. He’s come from a background of researching the music industry and seeing how poorly they treat people looking for contracts, and I had to say I agreed with him. Traditional publishing (even […]
We have decided, as our inaugural project, to create together a “short” story collection of sci-fi/cyberpunk themed material. The reason “short” is in quotation marks is because we are actually looking for works between 5,000 words and 15,000 words! We expect the collection to be between 65,000 words and 80,000 words, and we will leave […]
Authors are like a tray of cupcakes. Delicious, decadent, sinful, and everyone wants them. (And they add pounds if you eat them, but who’s counting?) When we see them brought into the office we immediately start arguing about who can have how many, and sometimes fights to the death break out. However the reality is that we cannot eat all the cupcakes alone. Nor should we try to!