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Crafting a Narrative: Plotting vs. Streaming

  “I distrust plot for two reasons: first, because our lives are largely plotless, even when you add in all our reasonable precautions and careful planning; and second, because I believe plotting and the spontaneity of real creation aren’t compatible. It’s best that I be as clear about this as I can – I want you to understand that my […]

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Suspension of Disbelief in Classic Speculative Fiction

  “I am forced into speech because men of science have refused to follow my advice without knowing why. It is altogether against my will that I tell my reasons for opposing this contemplated invasion of the antarctic – with its vast fossil hunt and its wholesale boring and melting of the ancient ice caps. And I am the more […]

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Midnight City Release Date Changed

Posted by on April 18, 2012 in Events | 0 Comments

The release date for Midnight City has been pushed from September to October 30, 2012. If you pre-ordered the book from Amazon, you should receive a notice informing you of the change. If only it were a horror book, that would be the perfect release date. But aliens are scary, right? Pre-order here!

Midnight City Audio Book Coming

Blackstone Audio will be producing the audio book versions of the Conquered Earth series. Blackstone, for those who don’t know, is the largest independent audio book company in America. They’re still owned by their original founders, and they’re very passionate about what they do. It’s really exciting to be involved with them.

My New Book Midnight City Comes out October 30, 2012

Earth has been conquered. An alien race known as the Assembly has abducted the adult population, leaving its young to fend for themselves. Here, three young people begin a precarious journey through a dangerous, post-apocalyptic landscape. Holt and Mira, a bounty hunter and his captive, naturally at odds yet struggling to fight off a mutual attraction, and Zoey, a little […]