Archive for the 'Newscrawl' Category

New story, and new titles too!

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

My Moscow Metro dog organlegging story, “This Chance Planet,” is live at! (I would have mentioned it yesterday, but I was on airplanes.) And now that I’ve dropped a giant graphic in your internets and presumably have your attention (art by Robert Hunt), it’s time to reveal some titles! The titling gnomes have finally [...]

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Hey look, here I am being interviewed by Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy–about worldbuilding, the Eternal Sky, and, er, being wrong.

Where to Find your Bear

Sunday, January 5th, 2014

travel and appearances 2014: January 10th at 6 pm: MIT SFS: Cambridge, Massachusetts (with Scott) February 13-15, 2014: Boskone: Boston, Massachusetts March 14-16, 2014: Tucson Festival of Books: Tucson, Arizona March 22-24, 2014: Vericon: Harvard University, Cambridge Massachusetts April 17-20, 2014: Minicon: Minneapolis, Minnesota April 25-27th, 2014: RavenCon: North Chesterfield, Virginia (Guest of Honor) May [...]

Karen Memory, schedule, books read so far 2013…

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Today is the first day of the rest of the book. I need a finished submission draft of Karen Memory by the beginning of January, and I expect to be pounding out words pretty much every single day between now and then–which means I need to shake off this lingering ennui and malaise and get [...]

England 2013 part 2 (parts 1 and 3 to follow)

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Hello! You are all getting part II of TRIP TO ENGLAND before Part I, because my Brighton photos are on the camera I forgot to bring a cord for. There is, however, evidence of High Seas, and I will have it up eventually. So as not to bury the lede–I’ll be signing at Forbidden Planet [...]

Did that go well? I think that went well.

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

(Photo credit Andrew Williams, via flickr) The SF Squeecast has won its second and final Hugo*! I don’t think I could be more pleased, quite frankly. Thank you, fandom, for justifying the underpinnings required by that dress… not to mention what I went through packing it. Worldcon was insanely busy and stressful but also awesome in [...]

Worldcon schedule

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

Bear’s Worldcon Schedule NOTICE! The pocket program has me listed for two Monday program items. I will not be at those items, because I will be on an airplane. Fantastic London Thursday 2:00 – 3:00 London has inspired many fantasy writers, and continues to do so. Cornell, Bear, Willis, Doctorow, Kowal… What is it that [...]

Where I will be and when: the comprehensive and sticky post

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

My schedule through 2014, as it currently stands: MIT SFS: Cambridge, Massachusetts, January 10th at 6 pm. (with scott_lynch) Boskone: Boston, Massachusetts, February 13-15, 2014 Tucson Festival of Books: Tucson, AZ, March 14-16, 2014 Vericon: Harvard Univerity, Cambridge MA, March 22-24, 2014 RavenCon: North Chesterfield, Virginia, April 25-27th, 2014 (Guest of Honor) 4th Street Fantasy: [...]

Where to go and what to do, part N

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

In completely random news, this Guardian article on the problems of writing Lovecraftiana in the modern era quotes from a number of working SFF writers, including my own 2009 essay on the same topic. In celebration of the fact that I’ve cleared my decks until mid-August (Well, I have one more editing pass on “Green [...]

Where to go and what to do in case of bear-urgency…

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

I’ll be a Guest of Honor at RavenCon in Virginia next April! And I will be joining That Boy I Like at NYC ComiCon for One! Day! Only! in October. And now, back to the word mines. travel and appearances 2013: Boskone: Boston, MA, February 15-17 2013 Signing: New England Mobile Book Fair, Newton Highlands MA, [...]