Friday night: Never go into room 331 I don’t sleep well my first night in a strange bed.  It doesn’t seem to matter how comfortable or strange that bed happens to be, nor how tired I am.  (This was an especially large problem the two times I had to go on television.)  So my not…

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Various anecdotes I am not the sort of person that instinctively takes photographs, possibly because I am not currently the sort of person who has a phone that takes decent photographs.  For most of my life my chosen method of archiving events has been to write about them.  For instance, I have few photos of…

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While I’m waiting As I’m currently sitting at home waiting for time to run off on the clock so I can grab my already-packed bags and head for the airport, I thought I’d take a moment to get caught up on Tumblr. Kidding!  Tumblr’s been down for going on two hours now. Instead, I wanted…

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The cost of printing As I get ready for my weekend in Austin I would like to call your attention to this press release from earlier today: The publishing house that brought you “Fifty Shades of Grey” announces better quality and lower priced books for loyal customers To summarize, the per-book cost for print editions of Immortal and Hellenic…

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Austin is coming up As I mentioned last week, I’ll be attending the Texas Book Festival at the end of October.  Specifically– if you’re looking for me, I’ll be arriving Friday afternoon 10/26 and leaving Monday morning 10/29.  The festival itself is 10/27 – 10/28. Below is a press release link from The Writer’s Coffee Shop with…

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Paperback availability It has been a tremendously successful several months for Immortal and Hellenic Immortal, with both books selling more copies, as ebooks, than I’m probably permitted to disclose.  (Let’s go with an awful lot of copies.)  Most of these sales have been for the Kindle, because Amazon, for all their faults, cross-promotes very, very well. One of…

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Manic Readers A new interview with me posted this morning over at Manic Readers, in which both Immortal and Hellenic Immortal are discussed, with a little bit of info on the upcoming Fixer and various other matters. Check it out here

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Austin! I’m finalizing plans right now to appear at the Texas Book Festival in Austin on October 27 and 28.  I’ll be there to sign copies of Immortal and Hellenic Immortal, meet a bunch of people from the publishing house I am currently only acquainted with via email, and probably to drink too much.  Oh and also to see what…

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