Tag Archives: Junction

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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Orbital Aliens

Here’s a bad photo of some aliens I made. I’m thinking a lot right now about aliens that live in orbit around an Earthlike planet. Their distant ancestors evolved in the atmosphere of a Jupiter-sized gas giant in the same … 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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Junction Audiobook

I am quite excited that Tantor Media (Tantor freaking media!) has recorded this audiobook of Junction. “When Japanese nature show host Daisuke Matsumori finds himself on an alien world, he hopes to rekindle his passion for his work. Traveling through … Continue reading

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Alternatives to water 3: literature review

Start here with my quest for alternatives to water as the solvent for speculative biochemistry, and here’s a brief side-step to talk about water vapor. It might be clear at this point that my chemistry background isn’t quite solid (ha! … Continue reading

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I’m on GanBreeder

You want to see more of this nonsense? Follow me on GanBreeder and keep an eye out for this stuff to show up in my books 😉

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Wheeler!

Look at this lovely glasslands wheeler Joschua Knüppe drew on an alien art stream! I’m glad he’s enjoying Junction.

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Alternatives to water?

Here’s an old old specbio question. We on Earth are made of fat suspended in sugary seawater. That is, phospholipids, with one pole salty and water-loving and the other pole oily and water-hating, surround blobs of water to form cells. … Continue reading

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Alternatives to water 2: water…vapor?

This post is a sequel to this one about alternatives to water-based biochemistry. Or maybe a side-quel, because actually I am talking about water. Water vapor! Imagine a cloud of droplets, each with some sugars dissolved in it, each surrounded by … Continue reading

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