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My Least Favorite Trope

Friday, September 12th, 2014

So basically this is Fran Wilde’s fault, because I was on a tear about it the other night and she told me I needed to write a blog post. So here’s a blog post. (Does anybody even read blogs anymore? Tap, tap, is this thing on? “140 characters is all anyone will ever need.”) My [...]


Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

“Abjure the Realm”–what was probably the very first published story (there was a complete mess of a trunk novella written in 1994. We don’t talk about it.) set in the world that eventually developed into the Eternal Sky–is being reprinted in the forthcoming anthology Men In Impractical Armor… I mean, Warriors and Wizardry… along with [...]

Final cover comps for One-Eyed Jack.

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Soon, my pretties. Soon. Soon.

in a garden full of angels you will never be alone

Monday, May 26th, 2014

The second to last episode of Shadow Unit is up now. It’s called “Asylum,” and it’s be C. L. Polk and me. It’s taken 7 years, 10 writers, 3 editors, 1 illustrator, 1 photographer, 2 geeks, 1 book designer, 1 accountant, and 1 web ghoul. And countless fans. And we’re actually about to bring this motherfucker home.  [...]

Reprint news!

Monday, May 5th, 2014

The hits keep coming! Check out this awesome pile of books! (Not pictured: Magic City: Recent Spells, edited by Paula Guran. Also, Notice how subtly I slip a plug for the Dozois/Martin edited Rogues in there, seeing as how my boyfriend has a story in it. Or possibly I’m just gloating over having scored an ARC. [...]

Where to find me and what I am working on, Late April 2014

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

I’m at Adventures in Sci-Fi Publishing, being interviewicated! They’re also giving away a complete set of the Eternal Sky books. I’ll be at Mo*Con in Indianapolis this weekend! And signing at both Pandemonium in Cambridge, MA and Annie’s Book Stop in Worcester, MA the week after. So without further ado, here’s my current honeydew list. travel [...]

Two new stories in two new anthologies! Booyah!

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

I bring you publications and stuff! THE BOOK OF SILVERBERG! Edited by Gardner Dozois and William Schaffer. Out next week. and full of stories and essays inspired by the work of Robert Silverberg. Including one by me! Table of Contents Greg Bear—A Tribute Barry Malzberg—An Appreciation Kage Baker—In Old Pidruid Kristine Kathryn Rusch—Voyeuristic Tendencies Mike [...]

We don’t need luck. We have guns.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

The awesome news just keeps on coming. 1) I just sold my Moscow metro dog story, “This Chance Planet,” to Ellen Datlow at No word yet on when you can read it, but soon, my lovelies. Soooon. 2) Zombies, Run! Season three kicks off tomorrow, April 16th. I wrote a story for it! So [...]

The future is in your hands. Go vote.

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

This is shameless shilling post where I urge you, Citizen In Good Standing Of The Internets, to go vote for the Locus Award and the Gemmell Award. Possibly even for my work. Or for somebody else’s work that you think is awesome. The Gemmell Award closes at midnight GMT, 13 April 2014, and you can [...]

Pretty hype machine

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Spin, pretty hype machine! SPIIIN! *cackles* *waves coal-dust-blackened hands and capers* *goes back to shoveling* More links and reviews and interviews and guest blogs and news! It’s BOOK WEEK*! Clink on the pretty picture for an excerpt of the novel at! First of all: here I am interviewed at the blog of Hugo-award nominated Apex [...]