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The Uncanny Bear-Men… er. Or something.

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Hello, true believers! I know, I know. It’s like I never come around here any more. I’ve been caught up in travel and work and more travel and more work–but I have some actual exciting announcements to make. My hopefully amusing short story, “The Bone War,” is out in this month’s The Magazine of Fantasy [...]

Patreon and appearances

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Hi, guys! Long time no blog. Tucson Festival of Books was great, and was followed by a whirlwind tour of the Southwest. Now I’m back in Wisconsin at Scott’s place, and happy to be here. Still have three appearances in the forthcoming two weeks, though–one is a teaching gig, and then we’ll be appearing THIS [...]

Humble bundle and a charity gig!

Sunday, March 1st, 2015

I’ll be doing a Google Hangout live reading to support the Pixel Project against domestic violence on Saturday at 8:30 pm EST. You can come join us over here. Also, there’s only three days left in this Humble Bundle, which includes a lot of amazing books by amazing people, including my New Amsterdam. I’m trying [...]

Storium world banner art

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Check out the goooorrrgeeeouussss Dan Zollinger art for “Gotham Jazz,” my world for the Storium role-playing engine. (Still in gamma, but coming RSN)!

Book Day is the Best Day

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

It’s Karen Memory book day! *Oils up the shiny hype machine.* *Brings it to pressure.* *Checks that all gears are functional.* So I wrote this book, see? It’s a steampunk adventure set in a fictional city in the Pacific Northwest during the Alaskan Gold Rush. It stars a young woman who goes by the house [...]

Karen Memory on sale very very very soon…

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

As I write this, Karen Memory is the #12 steampunk book on Amazon. I learned this morning that it’s already been sent back for a rush reprint. because the first run sold out, and honestly, I’d love for Karen to be the #1 steampunk book on Amazon. So if you are an Amazon shopper, and [...]

How I spent my day on airplanes…

Friday, January 30th, 2015

I’m guest-blogging today over at Charlie Stross’s place, where I’m on about that viral archery vid that’s going around.

Two-gun slide.

Friday, January 30th, 2015

Er. Two book slide, make that. My weapon of choice offers no greater physical harm than papercuts, and maybe a bump on the head if you’re careless. But I feel like a John Woo character right now, for certain. Finally, finally, finally. Karen Memory comes out next week. Tuesday, to be sure, though it’s available [...]

Steles of the Sky is a Kirkus Best Book for 2014!

Sunday, January 11th, 2015

Also on the morning wire–actually, this is a couple of days old, but I was at Windycon trying to be charming when it broke–Steles of the Sky is one of the Kirkus 100 Best Books for 2014! Is this what it’s like to have a healthy relationship with Kirkus? I like it. I really like [...]

News, a new story, and lots of pretty pictures.

Friday, January 9th, 2015

Get out your notebooks, guys, I’ve got a lot of news. Save the date-type object! I will be appearing at Pandemonium Books in Central Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts at 7 pm on THURSDAY FEBRUARY 12th (That’s Boskone Eve) for a Karen Memory book launch! My beloved Scott Lynch will be with me, shilling his own [...]