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On being a hybrid author, and: Apocalypse Seven is coming!

Earlier this year, I decided to sell a book to a publisher. I’m not talking about a book I’d already published. Dutiful readers of this space will recall that I’ve already done this once, in 2018, when John Joseph Adams Books (an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) bought the rights to The Spaceship Next Door,…

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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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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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