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Interchange in the mail

Look what arrived in the mail today. Thank you Jennie Goloboy, Don D’auria, and Pavlina, who took the pictures. The virtual launch party is coming up on July 27th. Stay tuned for how you can win some various books, as … Continue reading

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Paul and Dan discuss Becoming Fluent

And now for something completely different. My friend and mentor Paul Venet and I discuss the book Becoming Fluent and our experience learning and teaching languages.

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Levski’s Boots beta: DONE!

My short story for the Tales From Alternate Earths 3 anthology is done! Begun (beta draft): Thursday March 4th at 9:10am First line: Levski’s boots hit the ground, and he ran. Finished: Wednesday March 17th around 5pm. Last line: “Certainly … Continue reading

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The Mountain in March

The Mountain in March Behind cold and windy clouds. Daffodils tremble.

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The Centuries Unlimited Epsilon is done!

The Centuries Unlimited More thoroughly combed version (epsilon draft) finished at 87,000 words (down from 92K!). Begun (revising) at 8:56am on Monday, November 30th 2020 in the Balkan Tower of Matriarchy. First line: “The utility fog hung thick over Black … Continue reading

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Fellow Tetrapod alpha is done!

Fellow Tetrapod alpha draft is done! This was a funny one. After a few false starts, I successfully wrote the first draft by sitting down every day, writing what I was inspired to write, and stringing the resulting scenes into … Continue reading

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February Newsletter: Insomnia

 This newsletter is not actually late because of the coronavirus. Our minister of health called for all schools in the country to be closed because of an epidemic of normal flu. Then I had some potentially good news about The … Continue reading

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Four Star Book Reviews: Semiosis

Semiosis by Sue Burke Semiosis is less a novel than a book of short stories, each of which recounts another generation of the history of a human colony on an exoplanet. I had trouble with the beginning, but after I … Continue reading

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Audio Junction!

Na zdrave again! We’re toasting with a Starosel Merlot the announcement that we’ve sold Junction‘s audiobook rights to Tantor Audio. I just listened to a Tantor book last week, and I can’t wait to hear a posh British accent reading … Continue reading

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Tyrannosaur Queen: Worldcon promo

Hello everyone! I’m here in lovely San Jose, enjoying a splendid worldcon, and I want to spread the love. Until the end of worldcon, my time travel romance Groom of the Tyrannosaur Queen is free on Amazon. Now go lop … Continue reading

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