For those of you who have been following my writing career – or lack thereof – I’ll soon have news for you. I can’t tell you exactly what’s happening yet, but know that it’s something that I’ve hoped for and worked toward for the past three and a half years. It will be cause for celebration, but...Read more of this blog post »
Below is a translated script of an interview featuring Elisabeth Roudinesco and Marcel Gauchet. Read about intellectual revolt, structuralist breakthrough and the burgeoning neoliberalism of the late sixties. Featured on the Le Monde website first and translated by David Broder.
How did you came a...
It’s all about the rack…
Reid cleared his throat. “Um, I wouldn’t challenge her on this. She once shot Johnny in the ass with buckshot when his mom ended up in the clinic and he wouldn’t go...Read more of this blog post »
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Guess who just finished their second picture book! It's this guy, right here. Coming your way next fall!
But let's talk about THIS FALL
My lovely publishers and gracious hosts are taking me in and out of North America and the UK in the coming months, to see your smilin' faces and... Read more of this blog post »
As y’all know already, Worldcon this year saw the conclusion–for now–of this year’s Puppy slate voting. Dara’s documented her reaction to the results over here, so I’m not going to recap what she said. Go read her directly!
I will, meanwhile, note that Natalie Luhrs put up this recap of what the H...Read more of this blog post »
(*In which I make fun of my industry, myself, and all of my friends.)
Part the Oneth: STRUCTURING YOUR TITLE
There are a number of excellent titling strategies. For purposes of this column, we... Read more of this blog post »
Magic Nine needs a title.
What will the book be about?
Kate and Curran are getting married on the July 6 (I know the boo...Read more of this blog post »
(And thank you very kindly to everyone who responded.)
Someo... Read more of this blog post »
I’ve got more book news to share!
UNTIL DEATH is now available at Amazon. For Kindle Unlimited subscribers, the book is free! The regular price of the book there is $2.99.
UNTIL DEATH was originally published in the “Sweet Dreams” thriller anthology (this anthology was compiled by author Brenda Nov...Read more of this blog post »
Let's begin with another lesson in Hugo history. First stop, 1953. The first Hugo Awards were presented at the 11th worldcon, in Philadelphia. Robert Silverberg tells me that they were not even called "Hugos" back then, just "Science Fiction Achievement Awards." Isaac Asimov... Read more of this blog post »
Witness this recent review from OnlineBookClub:
“Schifflebein’s Folly” is a delightful story where good things happen to good peop... Read more of this blog post »
So, when one of my books is recognized by people I admire - publishe... Read more of this blog post »
"I couldn't put it down!" Authors love to hear readers say those words. We live to hear them. So do our publishers.
But what, exactly, is this mysterious literary essence that hooks a reader? What holds them so hard, they simply must keep reading, often long into the night?
In my brief video "Ana... Read more of this blog post »
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by Tony-Paul de Vissage
In de Vissage's universe, vampires (he calls them aventurieri) eat food and drink wine, they marry, have children, the children grow up, and they squabble. He makes it clear they're mortal humans who've evolved wings. Blood's nice but not that important in th... Read more of this blog post »
http://www.amazon.com/The-Journey-Mar... Read more of this blog post »
However, I thought it would be wise to set a goal in the new year. Publicly.
It might still happen -- do note the passive, 'mistakes were made' tone of that.
I'd hoped to be deep into editing the finished draft by now, not still trying t... Read more of this blog post »
1) Soul Reader: description
This adult fiction fantasy/sci-fi novel takes readers into a world of over-sized butterflies, supernatural gems, and attractive angels disguised as every day beach-goers.
Set in San Diego... Read more of this blog post »
I could not simply say, 'The Bible tells me... Read more of this blog post »
I once had a bit that took me two months! I went for walks, i ranted to the boyfriend, i stared at the screen. Nothing helped. I guess when something is ready to... Read more of this blog post »
Rachel is the girl on the train. She's lost her job for drinking on the job. Her husband has left her for another woman, and to top matt... Read more of this blog post »
Something strange is going on this this hotel, and maybe that's because--It's not a hotel. By the time Violet and Wanda realize they're not in Denver, it's already too late to escape this strange new place they've found themselves in, where all the captives are held under a nearly inescapable sur... Read more of this blog post »
"Ps. Here is a cool link that sort of shows a day in the life of an international cargo pilot ;)
Bunch of other YouTube entries next to it look like they would be interesting to ex... Read more of this blog post »
Here is the link to the cover and a $100 Gift Card Giveaway! :D
Setta Read more of this blog post »
I've never been to a conference like this before. It promises to be so much fun.
What I am looking forward to the most is putting faces to the names of so many people I have met online t... Read more of this blog post »
Loving all of this publicity for Camille and the Bears of Beisa -Drafnel. The reader responses and reviews have been awesome and Alex McGilvery was kind enough to write a post on his blog,Alex McGilvery's World.
One of the things that I’m working on in the next while is to bring more authors and... Read more of this blog post »
“Get. In. Here.” Marian spoke in that one-word-sentence staccato that had become so popular on television and that she’d sworn she’d never imitate. Now she knew it wasn’t a choice. She was simply so mad she couldn’t get more than one word out at a time. Beau didn’t argue... Read more of this blog post »
The Cover Reveal will take place on September 8th. It will include a CONTEST for a $100 Gift Card to Amazon or Barnes & Noble - Winner's Choice!
You do NOT have to be a book blogger to participate. Anyone willing to post links... Read more of this blog post »
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