Daily Archives: May 11, 2011

My Dear People of Seattle

Hey, you remember when I announced my book tour and said that because you folks had to pay $5 for tickets to the Seattle event (or buy Fuzzy Nation from University Bookstore, at which point the ticket was free), that I would do something special and awesome for you to compensate for that required initial […]

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Writing Lessons From Science Fiction Films

My novel writing style has been occasionally described as “cinematic,” and as this week’s column at FilmCritic.com makes clear, this is not entirely a coincidence: I picked up a number of writing tips over my years as a film critic and observer of cinematic storytelling, which I have incorporated into my own books. I detail […]

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A Washington, DC Signing Appearance (With Many Other Authors)

While Washington DC is not officially on my book tour, nevertheless I will be there between the 19th and 22nd for the Nebula Awards Weekend, at which SFWA, the writers’ organization of which I am president, will hand out — logically enough — the Nebula Awards for excellence in science fiction and fantasy writing. As […]

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In Which I Answer a Whole Bunch of Questions at Reddit

Last week I was the subject of an “Ask Me Anything” thread at Reddit, and folks there asked me a whole bunch of questions about science fiction, Stargate Universe, the Old Man’s War movie, my life and work, and about Fuzzy Nation, the new book. I answered them in varying levels of detail, and the […]

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