News About Diving Stories

First, Asimov’s has just published “Becalmed,” which is set in the Diving Universe.  The story involves a character who appears for about a chapter in the upcoming City of Ruins from Pyr.  But I had to figure out what her backstory was, so I wrote this piece.  I suspect there will be even more backstory to come (which will become front story) as I work […]

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The Mid-Month Novel Excerpt: Diving Into the Wreck

Once per month, I’ll post an excerpt from a published novel of mine and hope that you’ll be intrigued enough to find the rest of the book.  I decided to start with Diving into the Wreck because the next book set in that universe, City of Ruins, will be out in May. This will give you time to read Diving before City comes out. You […]

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Wisconsin Library Association Honors Diving Into The Wreck

The Wisconsin Library Association has chosen Diving into the Wreck as one of the top ten books of the year by a Wisconsin writer. You can find the press release here. I’m both thrilled and honored, since I spent most of my formative years in Wisconsin libraries.

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Freelancer’s Survival Guide: Online Networking 4 (Networking Part 10)

Artwork donated by Pati Nagle. The Freelancer’s Survival Guide: Online Networking 4 (Networking Part Ten) Kristine Kathryn Rusch Unless I missed a major part of the topic, this is the final networking post.  I’m sure those of you who are excellent networkers are relieved.  I, for one, learned a lot, and I thought I was pretty darn good at networking. Even though all ten (!) […]

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Lovely Blog Post by Lou Anders

…on “Diving” and Hollywood potential. Please check it out here:

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Powell’s Booksigning

I had a great time at the signing at Powell’s on Sunday, November 29.  For a full report, check out But here’s one photographic preview. The person in the photo with me is Mike Moscoe Shepherd. The photo itself was taken by Lou Anders.

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