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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Posted in Audio books, Elantra, Luna.

I will be attending the World Fantasy Conven­tion in San Diego this year. It’s a slightly different conven­tion than the norm, and while I’ll be partic­i­pating in the big Author Signing (it’s usually Friday night), I won’t be on panels. I will be wandering around the conven­tion, though. I will also, the day before WFC starts, be attending an informal meet-and-greet with a number of other authors at Myste­rious Galaxy, on Wednesday the 26th of October. Since WFC has been sold out for months and months (Neil Gaiman is the Guest of Honor), if you are in and about San Diego, come say hello :). And the Audio Book News When I was at the Word on the Street (and knocking over pizza boxes — it was an acci­dent because … Continue reading 

Posted in Appearances, Luna.

This is, of course, short notice, but: For those of you who live in Toronto, or alter­nately, for those of you who are attending the annual Word on the Street, I will be signing books at the Harle­quin booth at 2:00 p.m., this Sunday, which is the 27th of September. Oddly enough, I think I’m signing Cast in Shadow, because the I last time I did a signing, there were so many curious people roaming Queen’s Park that almost no one had read the first one. So… Even if you don’t want to lug things with you, come say hello!

Posted in Books, Elantra, Luna.

This is a New Idea (which I stole from Kate Elliott): This is the blog post on which discus­sions of Cast in Ruin, with spoilers, should take place. If you have ques­tions that I can answer without spoiling future books, I’ll try to answer them here as well. And now: two things. First, I have to say that I have no idea what the actual on-sale date of the book is, and have been using Amazon’s, as reported to me by various people. In my mind, it’s an October 2011 title, and in my expe­ri­ence, new titles tend to ship and arrive the month before the publi­ca­tion month. Some­time. (It’s my suspi­cion that the release week is actu­ally the week in which October 1st lands, because … Continue reading 

Posted in Short Stories, ebooks, self-publishing.

I have finally managed the last little bits and pieces of asso­ci­ated format­ting & ISBN retrieval and back-cover blurb writing (which I am not terribly good at, sadly), and have final­ized three short stories. As decided by general consensus, the shorts are being released in chrono­log­ical order. One of the things that really strikes me, rereading them, is how much tech­nology has changed, because two of the three are set in the theo­ret­ical now, which would really be the now of the early ‘90s. Honestly, some­times it is very hard not to revise every­thing. Shadow of A Change is the first of the three (or the 9th of the sixty, depending on how we’re counting). It was orig­i­nally published in Dinosaur Fantastic, edited by … Continue reading 

Posted in Books, Business, Cast, Elantra, Luna, writing.

Wendy Good, in the comments to the previous post, asked: How many more Cast books are you currently contracted for with Luna? Will you seek contracts for further Cast books or is that too far reaching of a ques­tion? I dare to ask because I don’t want them to end. I know all good things must even­tu­ally, but would love some reas­sur­ance regarding the next few years, if at all possible. : ) The answer was: The one I’m working on now (which is Cast in Peril). The answer is now: The one I’m working on now (which is, oddly enough, still Cast in Peril) and three more Cast novels, none of which have titles. Some of the ques­tions about various elements of possible future books — the … Continue reading