West of Boston, the hills rise wild.

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

My first run back in hill country this morning. Wisconsin, I miss you. Martha’s Vineyard, you too. Oh, the flatness. Only did about 3 miles, and I’m wheezing. Still, it was amazingly beautiful out–peak color is past here in Central Massachusetts, just about hitting its gorgeousness in my old stomping grounds of central Connecticut, but [...]

Physicists of Titanium and Blooms of Shoggoth

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Excelsior! Prime Books will be publishing my new short story collection, Shoggoths in Bloom, on November 15th. The pre-order page is here. It contains both of my Hugo winning stories, “Shoggoths in Bloom” and “Tideline” (which also won the Sturgeon award) as well as a bunch of other stuff, all previously uncollected and post-The Chains [...]

Transplanting shoggoths for Autumn

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

Isn’t it pretty? It will contain a number of my previously uncollected short stories, including one original piece. It comes out on Halloween! It’s also available for pre-order.   

We break more drill bits before 9 am…

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

If we expend all our energy in trying not to fail, not only will we never succeed, but the inevitable result is artistic paralysis.