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May 10

May 10, 2017

Presenting…The Freelance Writer’s Rebuttal Guide!

The essential and fundamental truth you must accept and fully understand about our business is this: There is nothing, not negative margins at the end of the fiscal year and not the pre-fall-of-Rome state of the government and not their parents being eaten by cancer, there is NOTHING the people who employ writers hate more than writers. The more their market or company or project utterly depends on writing, the more and more fervent their noxiously unctuous contempt is for…

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Apr 2

April 2, 2015

I’m pleased to announce ENVY OF ANGELS coming October 20th, 2015 from Tor.com!

  Big news today, folks. You might recall back in February I announced I’ve signed for two books in a new original urban fantasy series with Tor.com’s innovative novella project. Well, today I am pleased to announce that the debut book in the series, ENVY OF ANGELS, will be released on October 20th, 2015! This is a big deal, folks. I have neither the time nor the inclination to be humble about it. This is a big new thing Tor.com is…

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Feb 1

February 1, 2015

The Gravity of Hollywood: When It’s Okay for a Studio to Steal Your Story

“Have you heard about Gravity?” the love of my life, Nikki, asked me. I was barely paying attention. I think I was watching the red band trailer for HOT TUB TIME MACHINE 2 for the sixth time (that bit where Rob Corddry and Craig Robinson slowly start singing, “You’re a fuckin’ nerd” at Clark Duke slays me. I’m not a perfect person). “The movie?” I asked in my distracted state. “Yeah.” “What about it?” “This author is suing them.” “Oh.”…

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Jan 27

January 27, 2015

Matt-Wallace.com Rides Again! (Though Our Load Has Been Lessened Somewhat)

Welcome (belatedly) to 2015, folks. And welcome back to Matt-Wallace.com, which you may have noticed has been down for the past two weeks or so. You may also notice that while the site is now back on-line (minus a few features that will return soon), there is but a single post live on this blog at the moment. That post being the one you’re reading right now. It seems to have become a tradition here at Matt-Wallace.com that at the…

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