Archive for the ‘Altered Fluid’ Category

Douglas Clegg & John Langan, April 16th

FANTASTIC FICTION at KGB reading series, hosts Ellen Datlow and Matthew Kressel present: Douglas Clegg is the award-winning author of more than 25 books and 50 short stories, including Neverland and The Machinery of Night. For the past five years, he’s worked on a new novel and several novellas and stories. He will read […]

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Adventures in Reading Reviews “The Sounds of Old Earth”

Recently in the wild I spotted this nice review of my Nebula-nominated story “The Sounds of Old Earth” from Adventures in Reading. They say: “While the story details the last days of this old man on “Old Earth” and his interactions with his family and some of those who have not yet moved on, what […]

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#SSS: Short Story Saturdays!!

My resolution for 2014 was to read more short stories. And I’ve mostly been able to stick to it, because (1) apps like Pocket make it easy to save and organize and carry around all the excellent free short fiction that gets published on the web every week, (2) short stories are more suitable for […]

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harrisburg book festival

I’ll be at the Harrisburg Book Festival Saturday, March 29 in Harrisburg, Pa., talking YA with authors Tiffany Schmidt (BRIGHT BEFORE SUNRISE, SEND ME A SIGN) and Jessica Spotswood (BORN WICKED, STAR CURSED). Midtown Scholar Bookstore, 2–4pm. Hope to see you there! Some books will be available for signing or bring your own, or pick […]

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choosing your own adventures

One of my favorite parts of writing happens when I’m not writing. You know, those moments during the day when you’re thinking about, maybe even dreaming about, the story or the characters in your work in progress. I love brainstorming, whether it’s my own book or someone else’s work, because there’s a sense of play to […]

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Photos from March 19th with Ellen Kushner & David D. Levine

Ellen Kushner & David D. Levine The house and our cups overflowed this past Wednesday, as we were delighted by readers Ellen Kushner and David D. Levine. David read part of his story “The Wreck of the Mars Adventure” from the Old Mars anthology, edited by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, about a […]

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Vote for me, for the Locus Award!

My short story “The Beasts We Want To Be,” published in the final issue of Electric Velocipede, is on the ballot for the 43rd annual Locus Awards. Please check out my story, and vote for it if you like it! Deadline for voting is April 15th. Anyone can vote, but votes from Locus subscribers count double. […]

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Stories to Be Translated into Czech Magazine XB-1

Recently Martin Šust of the Czech magazine XB-1 contacted me about translating two of my stories. They will be publishing translated versions of “The History Within Us” and “The Sounds of Old Earth,” the latter of which is up for a Nebula Award. I was very flattered that Martin asked to translate these stories. I […]

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Lunacon this Weekend

Cats in space reading ebooks. This weekend I’ll be at Lunacon in Rye Brook, NY. I’ll be on two panels, and supposedly reading with Mercurio D. Rivera in the “library pit” at 8pm Saturday night. I have no idea if this means that if the audience doesn’t like our stories, they will throw us into […]

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Finding A Place to Write

As most writers know, finding the perfect place to write is almost as challenging as writing itself. Of course, some will say that there is no perfect place to write. That you must write everywhere and anywhere you can. Perhaps that’s true. But for anyone who has ever tried to write in a crowded coffee […]

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