Kali Wallace

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Kali Wallace studied geology and geophysics before she decided she enjoyed inventing imaginary worlds as much as she liked researching the real one. Her short fiction has appeared in Clarkesworld, F&SF, Asimov's, Lightspeed Magazine, and Tor.com. She is the author of the dark, fantastical teen novels Shallow Graves (2016) and The Memory Trees (2017), as well as the middle grade fantasy adventure City of Islands (2018). Her first novel for adults, the sci fi horror SALVATION DAY, is forthcoming from Berkley. She lives in southern California. ...more

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Kali Wallace The truth is I would love to write a sequel, but it's not up to me, as my publisher has no interest in publishing one. That is, alas, the sort of deci…moreThe truth is I would love to write a sequel, but it's not up to me, as my publisher has no interest in publishing one. That is, alas, the sort of decision that is well outside an author's control. I would still love to return to those characters and their world someday, and if the opportunity arises I will jump on it, but it's pretty unlikely at this point.(less)
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Dead Space launch week round-up

Dead Space has successfully launched into the world, so here is a round-up of the promo and posts from the past week:

THE BIG IDEA - DEAD SPACE - March 3, 2021 - Post over on John Scalzi’s blog about the ideas behind Dead Space and how they evolved while I was writing.

FIVE THINGS I LEARNED WRITING DEAD SPACE - March 4, 2021 - Post over on Chuck Wendig’s blog about AI, asteroids, and writerly angst.

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