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 I’m very pleased with how it came out, and if you’ve got a lot of travel coming up […]

Good News, Everybody!

Full details will follow later, but I wanted to share some good news. First, CLAUDIUS REX news: The Table of Contents for this summer’s 2015 Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Novellas, from Prime Books has been announced, and this late in the sentence you’ve probably figured out that REX is going to be in […]

Coming Soon: Claudius Rex, Alembical 3

My novella Claudius Rex will be out soon. Watch this space for details, or contact me via my handy contact form to be put on my email list. In the meantime, something pretty to look at:   Cover image Jakub Šram, cover design Lawrence Schoen

Sale: Claudius Rex

I thought I’d announced this here already, but I don’t seem to have! My novella “Claudius Rex”, an SF homage to the Nero Wolfe mysteries, has been sold to Paper Golem Press‘s Alembical 3 anthology. This was a hard story to sell, due to its length (~36,000 words after several go-rounds with Paper Golem’s talented […]

Still Scribbling

My reading at Readercon went very well. Thank you to everyone who dropped by; I’m greatly encouraged by your reaction to the scene I read. I hope that my attempt to do voices for it didn’t confuse you too much. That piece was the opening scene from my novella “Claudius Rex”, which (under the title […]