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It’s Always Been Awful Under the Boot: On the Fatigue of Everyday Horror

Posted by on Feb 11, 2015

In May of 1921, a group of vigilantes burned down a wealthy community in Tulsa, Oklahoma over the course of about 16 hours. More than 800 people were admitted to local hospitals and...

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The F Word

Wives, Warlords and Refugees: The People Economy of Mad Max

Posted by on May 18, 2015

CONTAINS SPOILERS I wasn’t going to go and see the latest iteration of Mad Max.  Don’t get me wrong: I’m a passionate fan of 80’s apocalypse movies (I wrote a whole series...

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The Writing Life

On Selling 6 New Books in 16 Months

Posted by on May 12, 2015

I have gotten very good at reviewing contracts in the last 16 months. My latest sale, a collection of greatest hits and new essays titled, THE GEEK FEMINIST REVOLUTION will be out...

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Bookery

Books I Read on my Twitter Vacation

Posted by on Apr 6, 2015

My to-be-read pile is a thing of wonder, as my voracious need to own all the books will never keep up with my pace of reading all the books. At any rate, taking a Twitter vacation...

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Wives, Warlords and Refugees: The People Economy of Mad Max

Wives, Warlords and Refugees: The People Economy of Mad Max

May 18, 2015

CONTAINS SPOILERS I wasn’t going to go and see the latest iteration of Mad Max.  Don’t get me wrong: I’m a passionate fan of 80’s apocalypse movies (I wrote a whole series in homage to them!). I love the aesthetics, the desperation, the tough characters, the monstrous masculinity that both men and women must take up in order to survive… But I’ve...

On Selling 6 New Books in 16 Months

On Selling 6 New Books in 16 Months

May 12, 2015

I have gotten very good at reviewing contracts in the last 16 months. My latest sale, a collection of greatest hits and new essays titled, THE GEEK FEMINIST REVOLUTION will be out next year from Tor Books. We’re gunning for spring/early summer so it works as a good warm-up tour for the release of THE STARS ARE LEGION on October 6th. That makes 6 books...

Now Available: THE CORPSE ARCHIVES

Now Available: THE CORPSE ARCHIVES

May 6, 2015

My short story “The Corpse Archives,” is about a young person tossed into a work camp as an “imperfect text” who fights to become an archivist in charge of a historical library etched on human bodies… and gets more than bargained for. This went out as a chapbook to Hurley’s Heroes mailing list subscribers a couple months...

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