How to Write a Novel in a Month

Hi folks! Since NaNoWriMo is just around the corner, I thought I’d re-post and expand on my piece from earlier this year, How to Write a Novel in Four Weeks. — I wrote the first draft of Hexomancy, the third Ree Reyes novel, in a month and a day (April 14th to May 15th). The draft was…

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The Younger Gods PROMONADO round-up

It’s PROMONADO time once again, this time for THE YOUNGER GODS, my new supernatural thriller. First, some juicy reviews: “Underwood has definitely spun himself a web of complex and intriguing characters and plot, and I can honestly say I look forward to reading whatever else he puts out.” – Beans Book Reviews “The Younger Gods features…

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Thinking Academically about Genre

At this year’s ReaderCon, I was chatting with a couple of friends and colleagues about the need for fantasy/sf books at different levels, from 100 level all the way up to graduate level (500-700), applying a US University curriculum numbering gloss. That got a positive response, and so I expanded it into a short essay,…

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LonCon schedule

Hi folks, I hope to see many of you at LonCon 3 this week, where I’ll be supporting participating in panels, Angry Robot Authors, and having my first ever Literary Beer event at a very British hour of 11 AM. Expect publishing gossip, geekery, and/or marketing secrets. On Wednesday at 6PM, I’ll be at Forbidden Planet…

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The Daily Deal!

Shield and Crocus is the SFF Kindle Daily Deal today, on sale for just $1.99. This means if you’ve been meaning to buy the book and haven’t gotten around to it, today’s your day to take the plunge. And if you’ve already bought the book, and loved it, this is a great chance to buy…

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