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Hugo voting is open!

Here are my Hugo-eligible works: Junction (novel) https://bit.ly/2FoTwG9 “Transportation” (essay on SFWA website) https://bit.ly/2tv6H5B “Writing Wrongly” (essay in Apex Magainze) https://bit.ly/2rVdd59 Vote here: https://bit.ly/2SV0tGJ coming up: MY hugo noms! And here they are! Uncrowned by Will Wight 3zekiel by Peter Cawdron Perhelion Summer by … Continue reading

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Protector comic trailer

Why, what’s this? Protector comes out Jan 27th!

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The Story of Protector

Protector is an idea that can’t be pinned down to any one brain. Simon took the first step when he made a project about godlike aliens assisting in a post-apocalypse archaeological dig. I asked Simon questions about the world, which started … Continue reading

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Interchange Beta is done!

Lois McMaster Bujold and Terry Pratchett both talk about writing as a hike through a misty valley between mountain peaks. Back in July, I wrote the mountain peaks. Then, from the beginning of September to the end of November, I … Continue reading

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Protector

Finally I can talk about this! Image Comics has just announced the post-apocalyptic sci-fi comic series PROTECTOR. Written by Simon Roy and Daniel M. Bensen, drawn by Artyom Trakhanov, colors by Jason Wordie and letters by Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou. #1 cover by James Stokoe! It … Continue reading

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September Newsletter: The Vacuum Brush

So there I was, tiptoeing off the one non-creaky floorboard, executing a graceful leap to the tile floor of our apartment’s cloak-room, trying not to wake up Pavlina. It was like my fifth trip to the bathroom, and it was … Continue reading

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Transportation – an essay

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America blog bought one of my essays. It’s about trauma and fiction, and what they’re for. Transportation by Daniel M. Bensen Trigger warnings: cancer, hospitals I had cancer. Don’t worry. I just got … Continue reading

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Junction is on sale!

From the 16th to the 18th (Fri-Sun), Junction ebooks will be on sale. Check them out.

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Facebook Live: Orbital Biome

Here’s something new. Watch me experiment with Facebook Live! Thrill as I make hand-wavy explanations of aliens and try to make my finger work. What do you think? Should I make more of these?

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Interchange Alpha is done!

Back in the middle of December, I got a call from my agent, saying Flametree was interested in a sequel to Junction. Could I do it? I said yes of course, and I spent the rest of the month arranging … Continue reading

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