It’s that time. I’ve started the final revision pass on Karen Memory. So far, I’m working through the bits that only need tweaks, because the earlier chapters have already had several editing passes, after all. (One of the many ways all that Useful Writing Advice doesn’t work for me–several times over the course of any [...]
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I have finished the draft of “No Place to Dream, but a Place to Die.” It needs the thematic and character arc shored up a bunch on the revision, but the plot is there, and that’s all I care about right now. More to follow. But first, I have my edit letter for Karen Memory, [...]
One-Eyed Jack A Novel of the Promethean Age Publication Date: August 13, 2014 Yes, for reals this time, and now with a shiny new cover. The One-Eyed Jack and the Suicide King: personifications of the city of Las Vegas—its history, mystery, mystical power, and heart… When the Suicide King vanishes—possibly killed—in the middle of a magic-rights [...]
Abi Sutherland sent me a kintsugi kit from the Netherlands, and I have just spent a very happy hour using it to fix a pottery vase my dad gave me years ago, which was damaged in a move, and to give prosthetic ears to two pottery bears. I think it would be pretty easy to [...]
It’s been a pretty good year for me, productivity-wise. I’ve published four short stories, a novella, a novelette, a piece of flash fiction, and a novel. And I’ve written and delivered a whole bunch of stuff that’s not coming out until next year… …and my dance card for 2014 is officially full. That’s a pretty [...]
This is going to be a long blog post full of Doctor Who fanwank. You have been warned. Also? SPOILERS!!!!! . . . . . . So, after skipping the last season and a half of 10, and nearly all of 11 that wasn’t written by Neil or a Christmas episode, I came back, like [...]
Or: England, parts I and III. We survived a tiny plane and a long layover at Pearson (If you have to e stuck at an airport for five hours Toronto is a very good choice) and a red-eye 777 and a train and a cab and another train and another cab. On the second train [...]
It’s book day!
No really. How did you spend yours?
Galley proofs have landed! Which means that galley-galleys should be available soon.