bookery

Books You Should Be Reading

Posted by on Nov 14, 2014

As I’m bouncing up and down about MIRROR EMPIRE finally being back in stock at the distributor, here’s some other great titles I’ve enjoyed this year that YOU...

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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

I Love Writing Books. So I Need to Get Better at Writing Them

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014

I read a really spectacular Advance Reader Copy yesterday of a book called THE TRAITOR BARU CORMORANT (out Sept, 2015. I’ll talk more about it then). I was hooked from the first...

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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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Recent Posts

When Trolls Attack: Hunting the “Kinder, Gentler” Internet Unicorn

When Trolls Attack: Hunting the “Kinder, Gentler” Internet Unicorn

Nov 14, 2014

I was listening to the SF Squeecast yesterday when the topic of the “kinder, gentler” days of the internet came up. I’m part of a generation of writers and bloggers who came of age in the early days of blogging, when everything was fresh and new and you clicked the “next” button on Blogger to find new blogs, or accepted LJ invites from friends that...

How Being a Corporate Copywriter Made Me a Better Novelist

How Being  a Corporate Copywriter Made Me a Better Novelist

Nov 13, 2014

When many fiction writers hear I write marketing and advertising copy for a living, they’ll inevitably ask, “Isn’t it hard to write corporate copy all day and fiction all night? Aren’t you burned out by the time you get home?” Folks generally tell me the story of a web designer or illustrator who’s so burned out after working on corporate projects...

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...

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