2016 eligibility post

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – awards eligibility season! Yes, some people hate awards, and some people think it’s tacky to put your work forward for awards consideration. I disagree with the idea that being confident in your work and reminding people what you’ve done is anything to be ashamed of. Here’s…

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GenCon 2016 Schedule

Prepare your dice bags, shuffle your decks, and practice your Rock-Paper-Scissors. That’s right, it’s GenCon time. I’ll mostly be running the Angry Robot Books booth at #3044 in the Dealer Hall, where we’ll have convention specials, brand-new releases, and author signings! In addition, I will be participating in the GenCon Writers Symposium and appearing on…

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The New Landscape – Platforms, Crowd Funding, and More

Last November, I wrote a post called The New Landscape – Access, Discovery, and Media De-centralization. I’ve decided to call that essay the first in a series (The New Landscape), and today I want to take the topic in a new direction, jumping off of this point: Here’s what I see as the dominant progression for a creator…

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Birthday giveaway

Hello, all! Today is my 33rd birthday, and as has become my custom, that means it’s time for Hobbit Birthday, which involves me giving you presents. And this year is extra-Hobbit-y, since Frodo turns 33 in the start of The Lord of the Rings. Please comment below with a favorite birthday memory to be entered to win…

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Award Eligibility Post – 2015

So – awards and award eligibility – some people hate eligibility posts, but this is my blog, so they can deal. 🙂 Here’s what I did in 2015, and how it would qualify in award categories – Hugo, Nebula, Locus, World Fantasy Award, etc. Best (Fantasy) Novel Hexomancy The fourth story (third novel) in the…

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