THE HURLEY ARCHIVES: Archiving Papers at NIU

THE HURLEY ARCHIVES: Archiving Papers at NIU

Nov 25, 2014

So this summer I was approached by a couple of folks asking about archiving my papers. This was, as you’d imagine (especially those of you who’ve been reading this blog for ten years) a rather surreal experience for me. The first time I thought it was a fluke. The second time, I was genuinely confused. Who would be interested in this stuff, really?...

MIRROR EMPIRE Back in Print! Holiday Giveaway

MIRROR EMPIRE Back in Print! Holiday Giveaway

Nov 17, 2014

After a tough few weeks (we sold out of the first printing in, like, a month) I’m pleased to announce that THE MIRROR EMPIRE is back in print! That means it should be showing up at your favorite bookstores (not just B&N) today or later this week. Amazon, B&N, Booksamillion already show it available, and any bookstore you ask should be able to order...

THE MIRROR EMPIRE In-Stock Date: NOVEMBER 11th (U.S.)

THE MIRROR EMPIRE In-Stock Date: NOVEMBER 11th (U.S.)

Oct 29, 2014

The publishing wheels grind and grind and grind, and now we have an official back-in-stock-date for THE MIRROR EMPIRE. As most folks know, my publisher, Angry Robot, was up for sale this summer at the behest of its parent company, Osprey, which resulted in a bit of a business interruption while they were transferred over to their new owner. THE MIRROR EMPIRE did...

On Becoming What You Hate, Redux

On Becoming What You Hate, Redux

Oct 15, 2014

When I was 18 I was living in a shitty apartment, far from home, with an emotionally abusive boyfriend. I felt totally powerless in my own life. I contemplated suicide often. I would learn, later, that taking birth control pills had caused a debilitating state of depression, one I simply could not shake, no matter how much I willed it. Being mentally fucked up...

This is the end: RAPTURE UK Cover Reveal, Release Date

This is the end: RAPTURE UK Cover Reveal, Release Date

Sep 30, 2014

It’s sometimes difficult to remember that the Bel Dame Aprocrypha isn’t quite wrapped up in the UK as yet. But we’re just about there? For those who’ve been waiting to complete the set, the final volume of the series, RAPTURE, will be out from Del Rey UK on February 26th, 2015. The ebook should be out a bit before that, so stay tuned. For...

On Responding to Reviews

On Responding to Reviews

Sep 25, 2014

I’ve been asked a few times recently – certainly more than I was asked with God’s War , Infidel and Rapture – to address specific responses to THE MIRROR EMPIRE. We all like a good author meltdown, I suppose. I think what some folks don’t realize is 1) this ain’t my first rodeo, and I’m very good at sorting GamerGate...

Bookplates ahoy! Barnes & Noble Promo Prizes are in Transit

Bookplates ahoy! Barnes & Noble Promo Prizes are in Transit

Sep 15, 2014

Thanks to everyone who took advantage of the Barnes and Noble promotion that ran the first two weeks of release of THE MIRROR EMPIRE. I’m pleased to say I shipped everyone’s bookplates (the first reward) today. If you don’t receive yours within two weeks, please email XXXX and we’ll see about getting that sorted. It was super fun to put...

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