Story Up: The Liar

I’ve been on the road for the past few weeks, and so haven’t had a chance to make an official post: My North Country New Hampshire fantasy novella The Liar is out in the current issue of F&SF! If you’re a subscriber, you’ve got it already. If not, the roundup here has some ways to order […]

My Boskone Schedule

The schedule has been posted for Boskone 53, this coming February 19th through 21st, and I have several items on it! First, if you’re in the Boston area, I have a reading on Friday the 19th that is free and open to the public: Friday, 5:00 PM (free to public) Room: Independence Reading: John P. […]

Audio, Email List, Treadmill Desks

First, some Claudius Rex news: The Year’s Top Short SF Novels 5, an audio anthology which includes that novella (along with stellar entries from Ken Liu, Cory Doctorow, and others), is available on CD and from Audible.com. I’m very pleased with how it came out, and if you’ve got a lot of travel coming up […]

Updates

It’s been a while since I posted, so here are a few quick updates on what’s been going on for me. My novella Claudius Rex has been reprinted by Prime Books in its anthology “The Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Novellas“. I’m working on the page proofs now for my other novella, The Liar, to […]

Quick Question

If I were to make signed bookplates available, how many people would be interested in getting one? (No charge; you’d just tell me who to make it out to and where to send it, and then put up with my procrastination)

My Approach to Beta-Reading

I’m in the process of beta-reading an enjoyable book, and it has reminded me that every now and then I use the phrase “beta reading” and people don’t really know what I mean by it, and that when I describe the way I like to beta read, occasionally it becomes clear that I do it […]