Dear all, I’m over the that’s-not-a-moon to announce that The Skiffy & Fanty Show, the SF/F Podcast I joined last year, has been nominated for the 2014 Hugo Award for Best Fancast. We’re nominated with a great slate of podcasts, and it’s a great honor to be among such company. You can find a full…
Hi folks, Last night, Jackie of Literary Escapism had me on for a live interview via Google Hangout on Air. Which means that now, you can watch that interview for free over on YouTube. We talked about Geekomancy, the Ree Reyes series, my attempts to write diversely, and more! …
I’m having a live launch party online today at Bitten By Books, including a giveaway for a $50 gift card. You can find the event here, starting at Noon CDT. And here’s the rafflecopter widget: Attack The Geek Bitten By Books Giveaway…
Dear all, Today, the gracious Lord Penmonkey himself (Chuck Wendig) had me over to his blog to talk about the five things I learned writing Attack the Geek. Linkitude! …
Earlier this month, I had the sublime fortune of being a guest on the Hugo-Award-Winning SF Squeecast, joining Seanan McGuire, Paul Cornell, Lynne Thomas, and Michael Damian Thomas. http://sfsqueecast.com/2014/03/episode-34-ha-ha-ha-bang/ We talked about expectations, how expectations influence the way we experience content, how we squee, and how publishers/creators set expectations about their work. Then, at the…
The Rules: list 15 writers/poets who’ve influenced you and will always stick with you. Don’t overthink. List the 15 influences in 15 minutes.
I’m going to skip authors who I met and befriended before knowing their work for this one (namely Marie Brennan, Darja Malcolm-Clarke, Alyc Helms, etc.)
These are roughly in chronological order of my encountering the author’s work.
Ursula K. LeGuin
George R. R. Martin
Chuang Tzu (probably not a real person)
Today I woke to the delightful news that Geekomancy and Celebromancy got recommendation shout-outs from Ramez Naam on Gweek, a BoingBoing podcast. *pinches self* Yep, that happened. Huge thanks to Mez, who is a friend, a wickedly smart guy, and an excellent author. His debut science fiction novel Nexus just got nominated for the Arthur…
Over at SF Signal, I took part in a Mind Meld about Epic Geek Debates, which is a topic so perfect for me I had a lot of difficulty narrowing my experiences down to just one debate to talk about.
With shout-outs to my Skiffy & Fanty colleagues, and especially Kommandant Shaun Duke.
A few cool things happened over this last week, so I’ve assembled them here for public consumption: KristinD at Bitten By Books gave Attack the Geek 4/5 stars Mick Happy Reviews gave Geekomancy 4/5 stars The Shoot the WISB team (myself included) discussed the original 1954 Godzilla And in case you missed it back on March…
Dear all, I’m incredibly excited to share the news that Pocket Star and I have agreed to make the final book in my current contract a Ree Reyes novel, continuing the imprint-bestselling series. Set shortly after Attack the Geek, Ree Reyes #3 will be……