In early June, Mike Underwood from Angry Robot Books sent me a picture. It was the rough draft of the cover to Windswept. That’s when it hit me: it’s really happening. Now, it was really happening when I signed my contract with AR. It was happening even more when the […]
This is an important day, and not just because of the ridiculous head wound I gave myself this morning.
Man, I am lucky. That’s the only way I can figure out how I got to spend last week the way I did. If I hadn’t gone to last year’s World Fantasy Convention, if I hadn’t wound up sharing a room with Daryl Gregory, if I hadn’t gone room-hopping with […]
Two years ago, I was sitting in the bar of a hotel in Waikiki, just noodling away on the keyboard while I drank overpriced pineapple juice. What started as a “Hey, this could be a fun little idea for a story” turned into a full-blown, come-hell-or-high-water goal: I was going […]
Thinking: the problem with space elevators and human passengers is one of safety. It takes a long time to get something high in orbit, and it’s a hell of a high gravity tax to seat all of those people comfortably and safely. So, you knock ’em out, stack ’em like […]