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THE WINDUP GIRL for Kindle (and every other eBook reader, too)

Posted on Apr 9, 2010 in News, The Windup Girl | 2 comments

I’ve been getting enough questions about a Kindle/eBook version of THE WINDUP GIRL that I thought I’d post this here: THE WINDUP GIRL *does indeed* have a Kindle version available, but not through Amazon. Webscriptions.net sells the eBook of WINDUP GIRL and it’s compatible with everything from Kindle and iPad/iPhone/Touch/ to Nook and Sony. You can get it for just $6 and it’s DRM-free: Purchase THE WINDUP GIRL in eBook format. Also, PUMP SIX AND OTHER STORIES has completely sold out in hardcover (except one last signed copy lurking in my local bookstore here in Paonia, hee hee). A trade paperback will be released in December, but for those...

WINDUP GIRL nominated for the Hugo Award

Posted on Apr 9, 2010 in News, science fiction, The Windup Girl | 3 comments

Just like the headline says, THE WINDUP GIRL has made the final ballot for the Hugo Award, along with a very strong slate of other works. It’s been a wild ride with TWG, and I want to thank everyone who read the book and liked it enough to vote for it. When we launched it at last year’s World Science Fiction Convention in Montreal, I didn’t dream it would be a candidate for this sort of attention. So, again, thank you thank you thank you, and congratulations to all the other nominees. It’s an honor to be in such fine...

WINDUP GIRL and “The Gambler” nominated for the Nebula Award

Posted on Apr 3, 2010 in News, The Windup Girl | 7 comments

Once again, behind on blog updates: THE WINDUP GIRL has been nominated for the Nebula Award, and to top it off, my novelette, “The Gambler,” is also a nominee. You can read “The Gambler” free over at PYR Books’ website. It’s a great honor to be nominated, made doubly so by the high quality of the novels and stories that are in competition for the award. In other WINDUP GIRL news, a couple of other rave reviews have come in: Boing Boing’s Cory Doctorow: “…an exciting story about industrial espionage, civil war, and political struggle, filled with heart-thudding action sequences, sordid sex, and enough technical speculation for two lesser...