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Tor’s Agent to the Stars Cover (and Spine)

Here it is: Words are not sufficient to describe how much I like this cover. I was curious how Tor was going to handle it, and I totally wouldn’t have expected this take. But now that I see… Read More

The Big Idea: Barth Anderson

Just because we’re in the middle of a Reader Request Week, it doesn’t mean we should ignore The Big Idea series. Indeed not — and here’s the awesome Barth Anderson, to talk about his latest novel, The Magician… Read More

Reader Request Week 2008 #7: Fame or Lack Thereof

Since we seem to be on a kick about my career today, this question from J: Me and my friend were discussing the type of fame you have, and we decided you have the perfect type of fame…. Read More

Whateveresque Registration Delayed One Day

Because April Fool’s Day is a hard day on which to do anything serious. I’ll make a post when the registration is open tomorrow.

Reader Request Week 2008 #6: Author Relations

Doggo asks: There are, in the history of literature, famous friendships, rivalries, and downright animosity between well-known authors. I’d like to hear your take on what your relationships are like with other professional writers. What’s it like when,… Read More

It’s All True

Why yes, there’s a squidpunk anthology, and yes, I’m a contributor. My own piece is an epic poem, “Ode to a Grecian Squid,” a touching tale about the love between a cephalopod and Hephaestus, the Greek God of… Read More

Reader Request Week 2008 #5: Professional Jealousy

Brendan wants to know about: Dealing with professional jealousy. I’m not talking about nasty, stalking vendettas or anything, but comparing of yourself to others in your field to an unhealthy degree. Seeing someone else succeed can be a… Read More