Well, it’s that time of year again, when every author should post the list of what they published that can be nominated for various awards. I encourage everyone to do this, even if, like me, they don’t think they’re writing on the same level as the folks who do get nominated. That first nomination always comes out of the blue.
It’s nice for those of us who nominate to be able to visit your blog and find out if that story we read this year and loved is eligible or not.
So here’s mine: Continue reading
I got the e-mail today that the Kindle edition of Touching the Face of the Cosmos, featuring my story “Birth of a Pantheon,” is now available. The print edition is coming in 2016. Continue reading
I have no way of researching this, but I think I might just be the first science fiction author with his own official, registered tartan.
For those of you who have no idea what that means, a tartan is a plaid pattern, each unique and distinct (and registered with the Scottish Register of Tartans), used in kilts and other Scottish, Irish, and English garments. Different clans, regions, organizations (and now science fiction writers) have their own tartans, and others exist just to show association with a cause or idea.
So if you’re one of those people who has always longed to wear Highland attire but never knew what tartan you should be wearing, you can now sport mine! Continue reading
SFWA announced today that the previously internal Nebula Suggested Reading List is now available to the public. Continue reading
This is why I can’t be trusted with self-promotion. I go and do silly things like make a book trailer:
Today is release day for Little Dystopias, which means this should be a gleeful post about how you can now get the book in whatever your preferred reading format is. And if you’re not a Nook user, that’s what this post is. However, please do not download or purchase the Nook version until Barnes & Noble un-screws-up the file. Continue reading