Assumptions

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

The Revolution of Self-Righteous Dickery  will Not Be Moderated

Posted by on Jun 9, 2015

DISCLAIMER: (a la Wendig) THE IS MY PERSONAL FUCKING BLOG I read once that the real cost of racism was in keeping folks affected by same from doing their work. This works for stuff...

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The Writing Life

Do Pro Writers Really Not Know if their Work is any Good?

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015

So I wanted to talk about this phenomenon that I and many other writers experience right before a book drops. I felt this most when I wrote RAPTURE, and I’m here again with EMPIRE...

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Bookery

Books You Should Be Reading: THE LIBRARY AT MOUNT CHAR

Posted by on Jun 30, 2015

I want you to look at the cover of THE LIBRARY AT MOUNT CHAR. JUST LOOK AT IT. Anyone who says covers don’t sell books is lying. There’s a reason it’s the biggest...

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Gencon 2015 Schedule

Gencon 2015 Schedule

Jul 6, 2015

Gencon is coming at the end of the month! Holy hell. Time fucking flies. I will have ALL MY BOOKS available for sale at the Indy Reads Books booth. I also hope to have postcards available with the EMPIRE ASCENDANT cover and possibly a sampler, though we are still too far out to have ARCs available. I have TWO: count them, TWO signings, on Friday and Saturday,...

Books You Should Be Reading: THE LIBRARY AT MOUNT CHAR

Books You Should Be Reading: THE LIBRARY AT MOUNT CHAR

Jun 30, 2015

I want you to look at the cover of THE LIBRARY AT MOUNT CHAR. JUST LOOK AT IT. Anyone who says covers don’t sell books is lying. There’s a reason it’s the biggest marketing expense a publisher spends on a novel, and if they get it wrong, you may not be entirely fucked, but you will be put at a severe disadvantage. The cover was enough for me to...

All Quiet on the Midwestern Front

All Quiet on the Midwestern Front

Jun 14, 2015

It’s time, once again, for me to put myself on an internet blackout – or at least an internet diet – as I rumble toward some very intimidating deadlines. So you may see a little less of me bouncing around on Twitter this summer outside of scheduled events and news annoucements. Here’s what the next few months look like for me, and why I...

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