Monthly Archives: September 2013

New Book Log on LJ: Karen Traviss: Star Wars: Clone Wars – No Prisoners:

New book review over on my personal LiveJournal blog. Karen Traviss: Star Wars: Clone Wars – No Prisoners. Not what you might expect from a Star Wars franchise book. Well worth reading for diverse reasons. http://birdsedge.livejournal.com/265810.html Advertisements

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Editor Talk

A long chat with my editor on the phone yesterday to glean the changes she would like to Novel Number One – currently called Empire of Dust, but that’s likely to change. It’s mostly adding more worldbuilding information, dripfeeding in … Continue reading

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Publishers Marketplace Announcement

The announcement of my three book deal in Publishers Marketplace. So cool. This is never getting old.

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Milford Writers

I’ve just returned home from Milford Writers’ Conference after a gruelling week of reading, critting, eating, talking, drinking and laughing. If that doesn’t sound like hard work, try it some time. Milford is an intense experience. The reading workload this … Continue reading

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Three Book Deal

It’s official and I can now announce it. I’ve got a three book deal with DAW in the USA (part of the Penguin group) for two science fiction and one fantasy novel. Two of them have been written already and … Continue reading

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Four days to go

On Saturday I go to Milford – a writers’ conference for published SF writers – at Trgonos, in Nantlle, a tiny village within sight of Mount Snowdon in the wilds of North Wales. The centre specialises in wholesome food and … Continue reading

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Serendipitous Book Browsing

The tor.com blog has a feature on book browsing today  and it reminds me that I so very rarely get to browse real books on real shelves any more. I’ve always been drawn to look at that tightly packed collection … Continue reading

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