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Lovecraft Country, now on YouTube

As promised, here’s the video of last Friday’s reading and Q&A at the University Book Store. My next two live appearances will be this Saturday, March 12, at A Book for All Seasons in Leavenworth, WA (signing books, 11 AM-1 … Continue reading

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In five days

Lovecraft Country goes on sale next Tuesday. Six books into my career you’d think I’d be jaded about this stuff, but in fact I’m excited enough that it’s been difficult to focus lately. So here are some quick notes: * … Continue reading

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Things I enjoyed reading, watching, and playing in 2013

An end-of-the-year list for anyone wanting suggestions on how to spend your leftover holiday money/spare time: Reading I didn’t read much new fiction this year. Long-form TV has taken up a lot of the time I used to spend on … Continue reading

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Summer in Lovecraft Country

Yes, I’m still alive. Busy writing, and nearing the halfway point of the new novel, at least in terms of word count—because of the modular nature of the story I’ve been jumping back and forth a lot as I figure … Continue reading

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The Mirage makes Locus magazine’s 2012 recommended reading list

Locus magazine’s February 2013 issue, on newsstands now, includes their 2012 recommended reading list, and The Mirage is on it. Quoth senior editor Tim Pratt: “[The Mirage] is more than a clever inversion of the War on Terror… in my … Continue reading

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Attention fellow authors: The NEA is taking applications for its 2014 Prose Literature Fellowships

The National Endowment for the Arts is currently accepting applications for its 2014 Prose Literature Fellowships. I won one of these in 2006, and in 2011 I served on the selection panel for the 2012 Prose Fellowships. If you are … Continue reading

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I get the coolest door prizes

Last weekend I attended the Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair at Seattle Center. One of the exhibitors, my friend Ed Smith, surprised me with this awesome custom-bound copy of The Mirage: The binding and original decoration are the work of Richard … Continue reading

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In which I am interviewed by Chuck Wendig

The formidable penmonkey Chuck Wendig, author of Double Dead, Blackbirds, and Mockingbird, was kind enough to interview me for his Terribleminds blog, and our Q&A was posted this morning. I talk about my writing, my favorite curse words, the time … Continue reading

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The pilgrim’s progress

I broke ten thousand words on a new novel this week. Still not certain it’s The Next One, but it’s looking promising. I’ll see what my editor thinks in another month or so. Meanwhile, five things make a post: * … Continue reading

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Notes from the ferment

Apologies for the long silence, but I’ve been in my head for the past month, trying to work out what book #6 is going to be. (Still getting there, but the road ahead is clearer now.) Some random quick notes: … Continue reading

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