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Two Bundles!

Because of touring schedules, I’m in two bundles this week. Not my tours–music tours. I’m so fortunate to be part of a Storybundle that includes six bands and five fiction writers. (I had to choose my words carefully here, since the musicians write as well.) This new bundle, called The Fantasy Music Bundle, is the brainchild of […]

An SF Podcast and a Mystery Interview

Okay, the interview is not a mystery as in whodunnit.  It’s an interview about mysteries, specifically mine.  The interview mostly focuses on the use of setting in mystery fiction, which is one of my favorite topics.  You can find the interview on the Scene of the Crime blog. The podcast is a discussion between me […]

Why We Write

Tracy Hickman told this moving story earlier in the month at the Superstars Writing Seminar. My buddy and the sponsor of the seminar, Kevin J. Anderson, e-mailed me and said I had to listen to this. I was at Chattacon and didn’t have time, so I finally listened this morning, and was moved beyond words. […]

New Non-fiction and interviews

Brad Torgersen conducted an interview with me on the Writers of the Future website, all about writing.  Check it out here. Once again, I’m a participant in the MindMeld column, this time about what’s on my to-be-read stack.  Fortunately, John DeNardo only asked me about the science fiction, fantasy & horror, skipping all the other genres. […]

2010 Reading Stats

I love first day of the new year.  I open all of my calendars and I have a lot of calendars.  I have a wall calendar (Vintage SF magazine art), two day-to-day calendars—one for my office (Get Fuzzy) and one for the kitchen (Pearls Before Swine), a leather-bound desk calendar for my office (The New […]

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