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Round 2 of the Goodreads Choice Awards

Lovecraft Country has made it into the semifinal round of the 2016 Goodreads Choice Awards. If this week hasn’t left you completely soured on the concept of elections, you can cast your vote here. Voting is open through Sunday, November … Continue reading

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Margot Robbie to star in adaptation of “Bad Monkeys”

Some great news that I’ve been sitting on for months finally went public last night: Universal Pictures has optioned the rights to Bad Monkeys, with Margot Robbie set to both produce and star in the film. I am incredibly psyched. … Continue reading

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Tomorrow: Speculative Fiction Panel at the UW Bookstore

Tomorrow is Independent Bookstore Day, and to help celebrate, I’ll be appearing on a Speculative Fiction Panel at the University Book Store, along with authors Greg Bear, Robin Hobb, and Elliott Kay. The panel starts at 6:30 PM; feel free … Continue reading

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Witch-haunted Salem, Oregon

I was in Salem, Oregon, last Friday for a reading at the Book Bin. As I wandered around town before the event, my brain kept trying to reference memories from a trip I made to Salem, Massachusetts more than a … Continue reading

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Some Friday links

* The trailer for the Ghostbusters reboot dropped this week. Die hard Melissa McCarthy fan that I am, I really want to give it the benefit of the doubt, but I think I’d have gone a different way with the … Continue reading

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Star Wars (SPOILERS!)

I saw it with Lisa over the weekend and we did enjoy ourselves. The Force Awakens benefits enormously by comparison to the prequels, and we’d made a conscious decision to not think too hard and just have fun, so long … Continue reading

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The German translation of The Mirage is now out in paperback

While I was finishing up Lovecraft Country, Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag released the paperback edition of the German translation of The Mirage. I got my complimentary author’s copies in the mail yesterday, and they look great. (The cover design, by Michał … Continue reading

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Three months to my deadline

No, it’s going well, really. The last bits of Lovecraft Country are coming into focus and the stuff that’s already finished, works. Now I just gotta stick the landing. Last weekend I left the house for the first time in … 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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