Jan 302012
 

Hey, folks. Hope you’ve been having a good new year thus far.

Although it’s a bit early, Thief’s Covenant is now available from some online vendors. If you’ve been waiting to get this one, wait no more. Links to the major online sellers can be found on the book’s own page.

(Oh, and yes, there will be Kindle, Nook, and other e-versions. They’re just not up yet.)

Second, Tales of the Far West, a short story anthology to which I contributed–along with quite a few other amazing authors, including Scott Lynch!!–is also available in e-formats, with print coming shortly. Click on over to that page for details.

Finally, keep on eye on this site. I have a couple of major announcements coming in the next few days. :-)

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Dec 132011
 

Heya, folks.

False Covenant–the second Widdershins adventure and sequel to the forthcoming Thief’s Covenant–is starting to show up for preorders. You can find it at Amazon and Barnes & Noble now, and it’ll shortly be at other vendors as well.

Also now available for preorder is the short fiction/original music anthology Foreshadows, which includes a short story of mine. Click on over to their site for details.

And finally, back to False Covenant for a moment, allow me to present the cover, once again provided by the esteemed and inestimable Jason Chan! Hope you love it as much as I do. :-D

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Nov 162011
 

If you’ve been waiting to pick up The Warlord’s Legacy until it came out in mass market paperback, your wait is nearly over. That edition of the second Corvis Rebaine novel will be released in late December, and is available for preorder pretty much everywhere.

Additionally, the German edition–called Die Tochter des Kriegers–comes out at the end of this week, and should be available from most vendors that carry German-language books. I’ve included the cover, below.

(I find it hysterical that Blanvalet commissioned an entirely new cover for The Conqueror’s Shadow, but went with an only slightly modified version of the leather-clad posterior-focused shot from the original of The Warlord’s Legacy.) :mrgreen:

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Nov 072011
 

So, I’ve been sitting on this for a while, mostly until we had everything signed and formalized. Now that it’s done…

Please say hello to Jessie Cammack of the illustrious JABberwocky Literary Agency. JABberwocky represents an enormous number of truly talented authors, and I’m absolutely thrilled to count myself among them. Jessie will be representing me in most matters moving forward; if you need to contact her (legitimate offers/questions only, please), you can find all necessary contact info for the agency here.

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Oct 242011
 

If you haven’t checked out Shock Totem yet, you really should do so. They’re really a very good addition to the weird/horror fiction market.

The bad news is, their fifth issue is delayed until next July. The good news is that, when it comes out, it will include a story written by the very author whose words you are now reading. ;-)

“In Deepest Silence” is one of my forays into semi-Lovecraftian territory, but I’ve done something that I like to think includes a new (or at least not uncommon) addition to that particular sub-genre. I’m indebted to the folks at Shock Totem, and delighted they enjoyed the story as much as they did.

I should also say that “In Deepest Silence is a minor milestone for me. It’s not my first published short story by any means–but it is my first published short story to go through a traditional submission/slush pile scenario. All my others to date have been either assigned to me (such as with RPG-related stories) or appeared in anthologies to which I was invited.

Yes, it seems like a stretch to call that a “milestone,” but I think other writers will understand why that feels like a big deal. (Or not. Maybe I’m just that crazy.)

Also, while I can’t say what it is yet, you folks might be interested in knowing that I’m currently in the midst of working on another tie-in novel–and it’s not for any of the properties I’ve ever worked on before. Stay tuned for more annoyingly cryptic announcements soon.

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Oct 192011
 

Hey, all. Bunch of little stuff today.

First and foremost, congratulations to my contest winners: Alec Austin, Fobok, Richard Auffrey, and Shane Noble. (And again, thanks so much to everyone who entered.) Guys, I’m afraid I haven’t been able to get your books in the mail yet–schedules appear to be things that happen to other people, not me :oops: –but I should have by the end of the week. You’ll be glad to know that, unless I’m misremembering, everyone got their first choice. :-D (Obviously, if you asked for a book that’s not out yet, it won’t be in the mail by the end of the week.)

October 20th addendum: All the books, except those that haven’t been released yet, went in the mail today. If you haven’t received your books within two weeks (or four, for international), shoot me an e-mail.

Second, the web site SF Signal has a regular feature called “Mind Meld,” in which they ask a bunch of authors a question about genre. This installment’s question is “What are the most interesting societies, alien or otherwise, in SF/F?” You can see my take, as well as quite a few other authors’, by clicking here. Thanks for the invite, guys.

Finally, Broken Time Blues–the anthology of speculative fiction set in the 1920s, and including my short story “The Purloined Ledger”is now available on Kindle. And it’s really inexpensive, too. You’re missing out if you don’t get it. Seriously, I’m getting a hard copy because I’m one of the contributing authors, and I still bought it on Kindle, too. :-)

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Oct 072011
 

Hey, guys. I’ve sent e-mails to the four selected winners of my contest, but I haven’t heard back from all of them yet. If you entered, please make a point of checking the e-mail address you used.

Once I’ve heard back from everyone, I’ll announce the winners formally. In the interim, thank you so much to everyone who entered, and if you didn’t win, don’t despair. I promise I’ll be doing more contests in the near future. :-)

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Oct 032011
 

Hey, folks. Got a new–and in some cases, really weird–interview up at the Agent Incite blog. Had a lot of fun with this one. You can read it here.

Also, I owe you guys an apology. I’m sorry it’s taking me so long to pick winners from my contest. Entirely my fault.  :oops:   I’ll try to notify winners later today or tomorrow.

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Sep 152011
 

The Tome Show interviews Erik Scott de Bie and me about the Neverwinter Campaign Setting. In the process, we might have accidentally been entertaining a time or two.

Thanks so much for having us on, guys. :-D

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Sep 152011
 

Hey, guys. My Easiest Contest Ever will be coming to a close at 11:59 PM on Monday, September 19th. Entries received after that point will be disqualified.

If you haven’t entered yet, do so. There’s still time, you can win free books, and the contest really is as easy as it’s purported to be. :-)

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