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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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Iron Man 3

Lisa and I saw Iron Man 3 over the holiday weekend. Some quick (and mildly spoilery) thoughts: * It was a lot of fun—much better than Iron Man 2—and a good end to the series, assuming, as both he and … Continue reading

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The Mirage ebook just $1.99 this month

Breaking radio silence for a quick heads-up: The Mirage ebook is on sale for $1.99 this month at Amazon (where it’s part of their “100 Kindle Books for $3.99 or less” promotion), the iTunes store, Barnes & Noble, and Kobo. … Continue reading

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Skyfall

Lisa and I saw Skyfall on Thanksgiving. I found it a mixed bag, though entertaining enough: Great character work (for the most part), good action sequences, occasionally muddy plotting, and a number of storytelling choices I just didn’t agree with. … Continue reading

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Foul matter

“Foul matter” is the term of art for the big hunk of paper your publisher ships back to you after your book goes to press: your copyedited manuscript, one or more galley proofs, plus whatever other messy raw material is … Continue reading

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