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

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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My BEA/Bookcon Schedule

My BEA/Bookcon Schedule

May 6, 2015

I’ll be driving over to NYC in three weeks for Book Expo America, followed by Bookcon, and then off to Denver for the Launchpad Astronomy Workshop. Must be con season. I’ll be re-posting this for folks as it gets nearer the date. In the meantime, if, like me, your calendar is already filling up, here’s where you can find me if you’re in...

SFF Markets that Consider Patreon Stories for Publication

SFF Markets that Consider Patreon Stories for Publication

May 6, 2015

So last year Andrea Phillips put together a great list of markets that do and do not consider taking stories which were created via Patreon support. Because Patreon is a new-ish crowdfunding too, it’s not generally mentioned in submission guidelines whether or not the venue considers a Patreon story already published or not. Now that I’m producing...

The Worldbreaker Saga Gets Its Final Book, & Other Happenings

The Worldbreaker Saga Gets Its Final Book, & Other Happenings

May 5, 2015

As reported by Angry Robot Books today, we’ve sold rights to the third and final volume in The Worldbreaker Saga, titled, THE BROKEN HEAVENS. This deal has been in the works for awhile (THE MIRROR EMPIRE did well; it was just a matter of coming to terms on the deal, and for AR to unpack after their sale last year), and now it’s official. For those...

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