I would really like to get a contract for Duck Blood Soup, but obviously an agent is a must. There is no way I’d ever sign something from Random House’s Alibi/Hydra if it was like what Scalzi describes. Better to stay independent then to get screwed over. Raptors at the Fences
This article by Kristine Kathryn Rusch gives me some hope that Duck Blood Soup and the sequels (currently being written) can actually make it. The problem we’re having is that we have jobs that pay the bills and can’t just drop them to write, no matter what the potential pay off. The Business Rusch: Binge Reading
I’m starting to think self publishing Duck Blood Soup may end up being superior to signing with some publishing houses. You keep more of the cash and more importantly, the rights to your work. John Scalzi has more on slimy contracts: A Contract From Alibi
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I swear I’ve been spending as much time thinking about marketing Duck Blood Soup as I have writing chapters for the sequel. I’m thinking about adding the following text to our description. Duck Blood Soup blends science, engineering, and magic to create an alternative to sword and sorcery fantasies. The complex interactions between new, unique species and the well thought out magic system makes Duck Blood Soup hard to put down and a delightful surprise.