#Geekomancy101

In order to keep the great excitement around Geekomancy rolling, I’m rolling out a fun Twitter meme called #Geekomancy101. Step one will be figuring out our stats and class levels. The first thing you do in almost any RPG is figure out the character’s stats. Ree Reyes, my lead in Geekomancy, has stat blocks and…

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Geekomancy is here!

The day has finally come! The Pre-orders have delivered, digital Ninja Santa eBook Couriers depositing the novel in people’s eReaders overnight. Pocket Star has also created a very sharp-looking page featuring Geekomancy and the limited-time price of $1.99: http://pages.simonandschuster.com/pocketstar/featured In other news: I have a guest post up at All Things Urban Fantasy, along with a…

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Write-a-Thon Week Three Report

Week three yielded 5361 words, even with a totally lazy 4th of July. The big pushes on Saturday are working really well, as I’m training my discipline and doubling down several times to hit those higher word-counts per session. I used to be able to hit 1K regularly, but seldom more than that. If I…

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Geekomancy mention in Sword & Laser

Geekomancy makes a guest appearance on the fabulous Sword & Laser video show, during the Calendar segment of episode 7. Linkage! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHW8kzc1dmg&feature=g-all-u If you don’t want to watch the whole episode (you should watch it anyway), you can see the novel at 15:45. And now back to the happy author dance…

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Podcast Interview at Once & Future Podcast

Anton Strout, gentleman and scholar and host of the Once & Future Podcast, has posted his latest episode, where he and I talk about Geekomancy, our shared love of GenCon, why he and Patrick Rothfuss should fight like Pokemon in the writing arena, and much more. http://blog.antonstrout.com/2012/07/05/of-podcast-ep-38–michael-r-underwood.aspx It was a blast talking with Anton, and…

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Tor.com Excerpt and OMG Physical ARCs

I have two pieces of business to share, and they are both awesome. Tor.com, the website and blog for genre fiction powerhouse Tor Books, has posted Chapter Two of Geekomancy to help spread the word: http://www.tor.com/stories/2012/07/geekomancy-excerpt   And secondly, this Tuesday I got a box from Simon & Schuster containing an awesome surprise:    …

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