Writing

SHIP BREAKER released

May 2, 2010

SHIP BREAKER, my debut YA novel is out in the wild. I heard that it’s been popping up in stores over the last week, but now it’s officially released. Here’s the book, with my son doing the heavy lifting: SHIP BREAKER was a chance for me to write a high-octane adventure story while still touching […]

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Two Locus Award Wins for Pump Six and Other Stories

August 24, 2009

Meant to post this ages ago, but it’s been a crazy summer. Pump Six and Other Stories picked up a Locus Award for Best Collection, and its title story “Pump Six” won for best novelette. Here two are, flanking the book:

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Windup Girl has a cover

July 10, 2009

Here’s the cover, grabbed fresh and hot from Night Shade Books’ website: Secret sources within the company hint that the book may even be available at Worldcon in Montreal less than a month from now. Am I excited? Yes I am.

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Cover art for The Windup Girl

July 3, 2009

I’m blown away by the cover art that’s come in for The Windup Girl. Hats off to Night Shade Books, and Raphael Lacoste, the artist. Can’t wait for the September release.

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How to celebrate?

October 19, 2008

Now that I’ve gotten over the killer cold that felled me immediately after I finished work on THE WINDUP GIRL, I’m trying to figure out how I’m supposed to celebrate the fact that, for the first time in a couple years, I don’t have a looming project. I kept telling myself that when I finished […]

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writing music

October 15, 2008

Okay, everyone made fun of me when they heard that I was listening to Nickelback. I make no claims of having good taste. As I was finishing up THE WINDUP GIRL my soundtrack largely consisted of: Sean Paul Avril Lavigne Daddy Yankee Nelly Paul Wall The Blackeyed Peas Fergie David Guetta What do you listen […]

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