The Whys and Wherefores of Convention Going

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

As I was contemplating my departure for Worldcon/Chicon in just a few days, I realized that I was eagerly anticipating the convention. And I wondered how I came…

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Back From GenCon

Monday, August 20, 2012

I returned from my whirlwind trip to GenCon late Saturday night. The four days of GenCon  aren’t long enough to see and do everything, which means that the…

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Bones of the Old Ones ARCs Are In!

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

The advanced reader copies of The Bones of the Old Ones are here! And there was much rejoicing. My great feeling of satisfaction and contentment upon holding the…

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Writing Business AND GenCon Schedule

Thursday, August 9, 2012

This morning I sent off my list of possible titles for my next Pathfinder novel to James Sutter at Paizo. I have a favorite from the bunch, but…

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Reaching the Summit

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Every once in a while I realize that my writing instincts ARE getting better, or, at least, I’m getting better at listening to them. I may have a…

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On Historical Research

Friday, August 3, 2012

I received a note from a German writer/reader the other week asking me about how I research my historical fiction. These days I’m pretty methodical about it, but…

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August Update and New Review

Thursday, August 2, 2012

I was delighted to stumble across a glowing new review of The Desert of Souls earlier this week. You can find it here, over on a great looking…

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Pies and Plans and an Update

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

I finished reviewing galleys for the second Dabir and Asim book yesterday, The Bones of the Old Ones, drove them over to the post office, and sent them…

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Galleys, then ARCs, then… the Book!

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

My galleys arrived the other day. Those are the printed copies of pages as they will look (as far as spacing and fonts) once they’re actually bound into…

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Writing Tips from Doctor McCoy

Monday, July 16, 2012

At Black Gate Monday I’m going  live with a long post about how writers sabotage themselves, and I thought of a corollary that I’ve been thinking of as…

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