Tag Archives: Announcement

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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The Sequel to Junction

Here I am in lovely (if muggy) southwestern Bulgaria and ОХ, БОЖЕ do I have some news for you! Remember Junction? I’ve just signed the contract for the sequel: INTERCHANGE. Thank you Don and Jennie! Thank you to everyone who … Continue reading

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Podcast Interview: Time for Cakes and Ale

Hey check this out. I had a great time at Eastercon and you can get a taste of that right here. Thanks, Becks and Eeson!

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Wealthgiver alpha finished!

So I did it. I successfully used Terry Pratchett’s “scaffolding story” process. I talked about ideas with my wife, I got my hands dirty with worldbuilding, I meditated, I turned on my playlist full of Ramstein, Panic! at the Disco, … Continue reading

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Specbio Questions?

Turns out I’m moderating a panel at Eastercon next week! It’s called “Creating Fantastic Biologies” “If you want to make realistic SF aliens, or realistic fantasy species, where do you start? Our panel discuss how to create fantastic biologies and … Continue reading

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