COVER LAUNCH: Adrift (Out 2018)

IT IS HERE. YES IT IS. AND YOU CAN PREORDER IT AAAAAAAAAH   That's the cover for my new book ADRIFT. It's out June 2018. Isn't it a beauty? It's designed by Orbit Books artist Charlotte Stroomer. The book itself - which is about a group of...

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How To Be A Professional Writer

I got to see an old friend for dinner last week, and one of the things we talked about as we stuffed our faces and got drunk was what it meant to be a professional writer. This wasn't a philosophical conversation. It wasn't even a particularly...

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Short Story Review: The Bright Sessions

Welcome to my new weekly blog post, where I’ll be reviewing short stories. There are thousands and thousands of them available - in magazines, podcasts, online anthologies, with hundreds more dropping every month. Every week, I’ll listen to and/or read one...

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Seattle I am coming for YOOOOOOOUUUUU!!!

News! Hot, fresh, steaming travel news! Soak it in. Bath in it. Take it home and marry it. Write it love poems and - OK - too much. But I do have news. This week, I'll be in Seattle, and while I'm there, I plan to hit up some fantastic bookstores and sign...

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Short Story Review: Nice, by A.E. Ash

It’s a little difficult to figure out if the writers of these pieces genuinely believe that Extended Universes are a bad thing or if they’re just being overly opinionated for clicks, but it doesn’t make it any less annoying. Fortunately, one of the things you won’t find in this particular corner of the Internet is a tirade against Extended Universes. I adore them.

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How Naughty Dog screwed up Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

You might not know the name Naughty Dog, but you’ve definitely heard of what they do. They make videogames. This week, they released a new game in the Uncharted series – one I was excited to play. But they did this one thing that almost wrecked the game…

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NEW BOOKS INCOMING!

Time for some big news. Not only do I have news on the book coming next summer – which is an idea I’m so excited about that my head is going to pop right off my shoulders and go bouncing around the room like a loony pinball – but I also have a cover reveal…

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My cancer scare

To be clear: I do not have cancer. But when a dental professional peers into your mouth and starts saying things like “Not a good sign” and “Oral surgeon” and “Pathologist” and “Biopsy”, it’s very hard not to start imagining the worst, even when there’s no good reason to do so.

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