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  1. New Interviews on Fast Forward and Post-Weird Thoughts  • 
    Two new interviews with me are now available: a video interview with Fast Forward TV, and a 7-question interview on the blog Post-Weird Thoughts.
  2. The Purpose and Utility of Author Blogging  • 
    In which the author attempts to break his two-month-long silence on his blog by writing a semi-stream-of-conscious piece about his method and philosophy behind blogging.
  3. 2008-08-05: David Louis Edelman News  • 
    All, MultiReal and the re-release of Infoquake both hit the shelves this past month, and they hit with a very cyberpunky bang. (If you want to know what a cyberpunky bang sounds like, go watch Tron again.) I’ve been going nuts trying to promote these things, doing interviews, sending out review copies, spray-painting graffiti on […]
  4. Do the Blurbs Sell the Book?  • 
    Do author blurbs, advance praise, and review snippets on a book's cover or first page actually sell more books? And if so, how and why?
  5. Broken Technology  • 
    Why is so much technology so goddamn fragile? Most software can't repair itself -- and even when it can do rudimentary repair work, like replacing accidentally deleted files or Windows Registry entries, it's not smart enough to know when it needs repairing.
  6. About the New Website Design  • 
    You might notice something different. Yes, it's that new website that I've been mentioning for months and months now. I actually started soliciting feedback on the DeepGenre blog way back in December. And now you can see the results here. You might also want to take the opportunity to poke around the redesigned "Infoquake" and "MultiReal" websites.
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  8. Excerpt: Lessons Learned  • 
    Chapter 1 Len Borda was dying. Or so Marcus Surina told his twelve-year-old daughter Margaret one blustery winter morning, the two of them striding through the hoverbird docks, wind at full bore, the sun a frail pink thing cowering behind the clouds. He won’t die today, of course, said Marcus. His voice barely registered above […]
  9. Draft 9: April 17, 2006  • 
    The final version of Chapter 1, after the copy editing process was complete. * Natch was impatient. He strode around the room with hands clasped behind his back and head bowed forward, like a crazed robot stuck on infinite loop. Around and around, back and forth, from the couch to the door to the window, […]
  10. Draft 8: February 22, 2005  • 
    This was the final version submitted to Pyr for copy editing. * Natch was impatient. He strode around the room with hands clasped behind his back and head bowed forward, like a crazed robot stuck on infinite loop. Around and around, back and forth, from the couch to the door to the window, and then […]

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