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Boskone 56

Let’s talk about Boskone! I’ll be attending Boskone 56, the Boston-based sci-fi/fantasy/horror convention, from February 15th– 17th, and I might not need to tell you this, but I’m pretty excited. I’m not a convention kind of guy, but that doesn’t mean I don’t want to be. It only means I have not, historically, attended conventions.…

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When Writing A Sequel Feels Like Fan Fiction

The topic of this article began as an idea for a tweet. The tweet was going to read something like this: writing new books in your own series, when you’re a pantser, is like writing fan fiction on your own stuff. The problem with this tweet—which I did not send—is that it only makes sense…

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Immortal From Hell available now!

Happy release day! Immortal From Hell is now available for purchase from your finest online retailers. This is book five in the Immortal novel series. If you’re looking for a full accounting of what books are out there and which order in which they should be consumed, check out this blog post. Happy reading! 

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Revisiting the order of the Immortal books

I thought this would be a good time to do a quick review of the Immortal books, seeing as how a new one will be coming out shortly. But first: when I say ‘shortly’ I mean ‘a week earlier than I said it was going to.’ Hang on, let me switch to bold text. Immortal…

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Immortal From Hell: on preorder

If I were the kind of author who did this promotion stuff properly, you would all have been made aware already that: There is a fifth Immortal novel coming (so you can stop emailing me politely asking if I have died) The title of that fifth Immortal novel is Immortal From Hell It will be…

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The Spaceship Next Door lands in bookstores

Happy re-release day! The new edition of The Spaceship Next Door is now available wherever books are sold, in whatever format you prefer. To recap, for those of you new to my website: this edition is being published by the John Joseph Adams imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. (You may also see it branded Mariner…

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Bookstore Confessions

It was late December. I was in Harvard Square, for some reason (possibly a haircut? I don’t remember) and mulling over an offer from John Joseph Adams to acquire The Spaceship Next Door for his Houghton Mifflin Harcourt imprint. At the time, I was on the fence about the offer. My ebook sales were doing…

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Google Playing Around

I received an interesting email from Amazon last week, which read (in part) as follows: We recently noticed the digital list price for the title(s) listed below is higher than the list price of the same book listed on Amazon.com.au or another website. Unfiction… is listed on Amazon.com.au at AUD 8.07 and at AUD 1.09…

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Perspective From the Other Side

As I write this, I’m two months away from seeing The Spaceship Next Door re-released by HMH/Adams* and available for the first time for a whole lot of people who don’t read ebooks and/or don’t read indie/self-published books, and/or just never heard of me before. The last couple of months has been an education, and things haven’t really…

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The Next Logical Step

Here’s the big news: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has acquired the print and ebook rights to The Spaceship Next Door! Their edition, which you can already find available for preorder online, will be released on September 4th, 2018. The current editions will remain available until that time, and since I’m retaining audio rights, there will be…

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