And to complete my heaviest blogging day in years, I think, a couple of cool things! First off, Kirkus starred review of Steles of the Sky!! Spoilers for the whole freaking series, so be cautious of your clickthrough. But the takeaway makes it all worthwhile: Considering the trilogy as a whole, the overused term masterpiece justifiably [...]
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The CEM is more or less dead. I’m just waiting on final comments from one first reader (cough cough) and I can send it back. Also, the draft of “Covenant” is more or less knocked out–the rest of today, after errands, will be devoted to revisions and making it sparkle. Amazing how getting a huge [...]
Shattered Pillars is available as an audiobook now! And “Mongoose,” a Boojumverse story written by Sarah Monette and me, is available for free online at Clarkesworld.
Does what it says on the tin.
This morning, I meant to go for a run. And then I looked out the window and realized it was the other kind of glorious October New England day–the kind that comes with a steady cold rain. I actually got as far as putting on my running clothes and looking at the weather map before [...]
First, there’s a new episode of the Hugo-award-winning podcast, SF Squeecast! Episode 15, live from ConVergence #2, Electric Boogaloo! is now live. It features Special Guest Lois! McMaster! Bujold! talkin about Bat Bombs, Paul Cornell talking about Pattern Recognition, Lynne Thomas talking about the 7th Doctor, and me talking about Ian Tregillis. In other Lynne [...]
My Another Word column (“Dear Speculative Fiction, I’m Glad We Had This Talk”) is live at Clarkesworld. Of course, the issue is not that SFF doesn’t have some wonderful, wry, nuanced writers. It’s that, too often, what gets taken seriously by critics is the stuff that takes itself very seriously. And that can get a [...]
Thing one: I turned in Shattered Pillars around midnight last night. This is the sequel to Range of Ghosts, which is out at the end of March. I am really freaking pleased with it, if I do say so myself. I mean, it’s getting one more editing pass after my editor and agent and an [...]
A good day, full of reprint news: not only will “Dolly,” my story from the January 2011 Asimov’s, be reprinted in Gardner Dozois’s Year’s Best Science Fiction, but Podcastle has just purchased audio rights to two Abby Irene/New Amsterdam stories, “Wane” and “The Tricks of London.” This is probably a good time to mention that [...]