Get FREE copies of GOD’S WAR and INFIDEL

Get FREE copies of GOD’S WAR and INFIDEL

Nov 1, 2012

If you’ve been hungry to read GOD’S WAR and INFIDEL, but were just waiting for the right time – this is it. In celebration of the release of RAPTURE, the final book in the trilogy, Night Shade is giving away totally FREE ecopies of BOTH GOD’S WAR and INFIDEL. Yes. Both books. Here’s how to get yours: Just send an email to...

On Hiatus – But Probably Still Alive

On Hiatus – But Probably Still Alive

Oct 4, 2012

It occurred to me today that I’m dangerously close to burnout, and as I’m about to head down the rabbit hole with RAPTURE promo in early November, now is probably a good time to take a break from being social and actually knuckle down and get to work. I’ve managed to get really far behind on projects. If you start spending too much time on stuff like book...

Deals, Deals Deals: GOD’S WAR UK & Audio Editions

Deals, Deals Deals: GOD’S WAR UK & Audio Editions

Jun 18, 2012

I’m pleased to share that GOD’S WAR, INFIDEL and RAPTURE will be published in the UK (and the British Commonwealth) by Ebury Publishing, a subsidiary of Random House, UK. For those keeping an Irony Meter handy, my first contract for GOD’S WAR, which was cancelled and resulted in us heading over to Night Shade, was originally signed with Bantam-Spectra here...

What It’ll Be if You Listen to Them All

What It’ll Be if You Listen to Them All

Feb 22, 2012

I just read something this week from somebody who said their goal this year was to write something that would “win some kind of award” next year. See my head explode. If you are writing books to get awards, you may want to rethink your priorities. I hate awards seasons. I hated awards season even during years I didn’t publish anything. It’s kind of...

Trope Avoidance: How to Stop Writing What Everyone Else is Writing

Trope Avoidance: How to Stop Writing What Everyone Else is Writing

Jan 4, 2012

We’ve all experienced it: you’re reading along and you find a scene in a book that you could swear you’ve read a hundred times before – in some other book, or in some other show. There’s a formula to much traditional storytelling, especially the stuff that’s written and/or produced very quickly. Formulas are great for creators. They help you bang...

In Which the World Doesn’t End

Some time back, I misplaced my flash drive at the new day job, most likely while moving my office from downstairs to up. Long searches in old office, new office, and three different possible bags I may have stowed it in turned up nothing. The last backup of the files I had on the flash drive was from November 12th, saved to my laptop. This was deeply crappy,...

Character Quote of the Day

From Babylon: “We don’t get prizes in Nasheen for being pretty,” Nyx said.

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