I feel like I should say more than that, but really, that’s all that matters. If you swing by Goodreads, you can sign up for a free giveaway of the newest Miriam Black book, The Cormorant. So, you should go do that now: Goodreads Giveaway Link for The Cormorant. Make with the clicky-clicky. Maybe get a free book. MAYBE GET A FREE PONY.* * no pony.
Hey, did you know I’m gonna be at the Tucson Festival of Books this weekend? OH BUT I AM. I shall be flying in for the weekend and doing battle with various saguaro cacti and black widow spiders in order to bring you me, the beard, my books, and my wisdom — er, “wisdom.” Sorry, I was told by a court of law that I had to put that in very obvious air quotes. Whatever. Stupid judge. Point is! I’m going to be there, and so will other awesome people like,... Read The Rest →
I’ve talked about this before, and I certainly like to joke that my creative process takes a certain path, and that writing a book tends to go through a certain set of stages — and that remains true but as I write book after book (being fortunate enough to have a rather large slate of books released in a very short amount of time), I’m learning that while many of these emotional pivot points seem guaranteed, what isn’t guaranteed is the order in which they present themselves. What follows are many... Read The Rest →
Eight episodes and done. Which, by the way, is a great way to do a TV show. The story was told. The story is finished. We are getting a True Detective, Season 2, though one supposes it’ll be more like American Horror Story — different cast, different narrative, maybe some shared territory. Or, given the events in season one, maybe we’ll see some aspects of the case continue somewhere else? Anyway. Gonna talk a bit about the show here. And the finale. Which means: spoilers are incoming. I’m gonna put some spoiler... Read The Rest →
Author Jamie Wyman — @BeeGirlBlue on the Twitters — wanted to talk a little bit about her first year in as a professional author, and I thought that’d make for an interesting post. But I also add some of my thoughts throughout, if you care to hear ‘em. Here’s Jamie! *she breaks through your door with an ax* * * * So, as of 30 January, 2014, I have been a professional author for one year. That is the day I signed my first contract of sale to Entangled Publishing for my... Read The Rest →