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  1. “Geosynchron” Is Here. Officially.  • 
    "Geosynchron" is here, at long last. Here are the latest reviews, news, links on where to buy, interviews and information about how you can win a signed copy of each book in the trilogy on Goodreads.
  2. DLE Mania on io9, Joseph Mallozzi’s Blog and SF Signal’s Mind Meld  • 
    The science fiction megasite io9 has just published an interview with me about "MultiReal," Stargate writer/producer Joseph Mallozzi is hosting a discussion on his blog about "Infoquake," and I've just contributed a few paragraphs to SF Signal's Mind Meld about my literary influences.
  3. On Pyr-o-Mania: It’s the Characters, My Dear Watson  • 
    Today on Pyr-o-mania, the house blog of Pyr (publishers of my novels "Infoquake" and "MultiReal"), I've posted a little piece about the importance of good characters in fiction. I use as the jumping-off point my recent forays into reading the complete Sherlock Holmes stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
  4. SFNovelists Interview Now Up  • 
    There's an interview with me that's been posted to the SFNovelists.com group. Simon Haynes, author of the Hal Spacejock series, has put the interview up on his Blogspot blog and his LiveJournal, God bless him. Since this is a group interview, it might still pop up on other SFNovelists member blogs too.
  5. On John Scalzi’s Blog: The Big Idea  • 
    I have a "Big Idea" piece up on John Scalzi's Whatever blog, talking about Adolf Hitler and the inspiration for my novels "Infoquake" and "MultiReal."
  6. On DeepGenre: Building Character(s)  • 
    On the group blog DeepGenre today, I tackle the question of building characters. Specifically, how do you build three-dimensional, believable characters in your stories? I compare building characters to the art of additive sculpture.
  7. On SF Signal: Scientific Accuracy in Stories  • 
    SF Signal's excellent Mind Meld column today asks a variety of science fiction authors whether we have an obligation to be scientifically accurate in our stories. My response is a qualified "no."
  8. On DeepGenre: How to Write a Novel (Part 2)  • 
    This morning on DeepGenre, I’ve posted part 2 of my article on How to Write a Novel. (In case you missed it, here’s part 1.) This time I tackle how to get from your finished first draft to the final product. Excerpts: Step 10: Get your first readers’ feedback, and listen to it. This is […]
  9. On DeepGenre: How to Write a Novel (Part 1)  • 
    This morning on DeepGenre, I’ve posted a step-by-step guide to writing a novel. Or, at least, it’s a step-by-step guide to how I write a novel. Because every novelist who also blogs has to write at least one of these posts in their lifetime. Really, it’s in the union regulations. Excerpts: Step 2: Noodle around […]
  10. On DeepGenre: What Works on an Author Website?  • 
    Today on DeepGenre, I’ve posted a little article asking for reader and book-buyer feedback on author websites, in particular SF author websites. Quick excerpt: So my question today is this: what do you find useful on an author’s website? I think we can all agree that excerpts help, and at the very least, having a […]

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