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Books You Should Be Pre-Ordering

Posted by on Jan 26, 2015

It’s 2015 folks, and hot damn, does time fly. One of the fabulous things about being an author is that I get to see some books early, and tell you about THE BEST ONES. Plenty of...

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The F Word

One Bloke to Rule Us All: Depictions of Hegemony in Snowpiercer vs. Guardians of the Galaxy

Posted by on Aug 6, 2014

Note: Contains All the Spoilers for both films I had the surreal experience of watching Snowpiercer and Guardians of the Galaxy within a week of each other. I can hear the cries...

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the writing life

What I Get Paid For My Novels: Or, Why I’m Not Quitting My Day Job

Posted by on Jan 27, 2015

In the spirit of honesty and transparency that’s often sorely lacking in the literary world, here’s what I’ve been paid for my novels for the last 7 years. Many of you...

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Mirror Dark

The End is Here: What Happens After MIRROR EMPIRE?

Posted by on Sep 19, 2014

Today ends the 5-week whirlwind that was the dedicated promotion period I gave over to THE MIRROR EMPIRE. How am I still standing? Well, I didn’t give myself much...

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What I Get Paid For My Novels: Or, Why I’m Not Quitting My Day Job

What I Get Paid For My Novels: Or, Why I’m Not Quitting My Day Job

Jan 27, 2015

In the spirit of honesty and transparency that’s often sorely lacking in the literary world, here’s what I’ve been paid for my novels for the last 7 years. Many of you don’t realize I’ve had writing contracts for 7 years! That’s because the first contract I ever signed was canceled. They paid it out anyway. But it was nearly three more...

Books You Should Be Pre-Ordering

Books You Should Be Pre-Ordering

Jan 26, 2015

It’s 2015 folks, and hot damn, does time fly. One of the fabulous things about being an author is that I get to see some books early, and tell you about THE BEST ONES. Plenty of studies tell me not to talk about these books before you can click BUY NOW HOLD IN MY HOT HANDS. But I know how important pre-orders are to first-week sales for authors and their...

So You Think You Finished a Novel…

So You Think You Finished a Novel…

Jan 26, 2015

I completed all the chapters in my latest novel, EMPIRE ASCENDANT, last night. It’s the fourteenth book I’ve written, but just the fifth that will be published. There’s a reason I had to write so many trunked novels that will never see the light of day before I wrote ones that did: I don’t have a natural gift for this, folks. I’m not a genius....

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