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Annotation Alcatraz Chapter Twenty

Annotation Alcatraz Chapter Twenty All right. It’s true. I lied to you. I really am going to get to that scene with the altar. I promise. It’s not a gimmick. Or, uh, it’s not just a gimmick. You’ll find out more in book two, but let’s just say that an Oculator’s blood mixed with glass…

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Hugo Voting Deadline Tomorrow + Updates

Hugo Voting Deadline Tomorrow + Updates Somehow I missed announcing that Writing Excuses Season Six was nominated for a Hugo Award in the Best Related Work category. The voting deadline is tomorrow (Tuesday the 31st), and you can vote if you are a supporting or attending member of this year’s World Science Fiction convention in Chicago. Other nominations from the…

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My Chattanooga LibertyCon Schedule This Weekend

My Chattanooga LibertyCon Schedule This Weekend Today I’m flying out to Chattanooga to be Literary Guest of Honor for LibertyCon this weekend. Below is my schedule. See you there! And remember that I’ll be at Gen Con, Bubonicon, and Dragon*Con in August. Date: July 20-22, 2012 Place: LibertyCon 25 Address: The Chattanooga Choo-Choo 1400 Market Street Chattanooga, TN 37402 Phone: (800)…

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Mistborn Adventure Game Release Event in Provo

Mistborn Adventure Game Release Event in Provo The printed version of the Mistborn Adventure Game from Crafty Games has finally shipped, and everyone who preordered should have received their copy by now or should receive it very soon. Gam Den in Provo is going to throw a release event on August 4th for the book, and I…

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Annotation Alcatraz Chapter Nineteen

Annotation Alcatraz Chapter Nineteen What do mockingbirds have to do with that, anyway? To make it clear, I actually like To Kill a Mockingbird. However, it was one of the books that people gave me when I was younger that was wrong for me at the time. It’s good to read classics, and it’s good…

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Interviews + Updates

Interviews + Updates The most recent ALCATRAZ VERSUS THE EVIL LIBRARIANS annotation covers the penultimate chapter, including the meaning of the name “Rashid” as in the Sands of Rashid. This week’s Writing Excuses podcast episode with Mary Robinette Kowal, Dan Wells, Howard Tayler, and me talks about the villain problem. By that we mean when the hero…

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San Diego Comic-Con!

San Diego Comic-Con! (NOTE: Scroll all the way down for my booth schedule.) (PLEASE NOTICE: The Friday spotlight panel starts at 1:00, not at noon as previously announced!) This is the first year I’ve been a Special Guest at SDCC. On top of that, Gen Con has me as their Author Guest of Honor and Dragon*Con is…

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Annotation Alcatraz Chapter Eighteen

Annotation Alcatraz Chapter Eighteen The ending of a book is both the best and the worst part to read. This is very true. I loathe and love endings. I remember still that some of the most sweet experiences in reading happened when I was in high school, and was nearing the end of one of…

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Final 2012 Creative Writing Lecture + Updates

Final 2012 Creative Writing Lecture + Updates There’s a new ALCATRAZ VERSUS THE EVIL LIBRARIANS annotation on the site. There are only three left after this one, which mentions that the end of a book is the best and worst part, among other things. My assistant has also uploaded another Twitter posts archive. Two more Writing Excuses…

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My Comic-Con Schedule

My Comic-Con Schedule I’m a Special Guest at Comic-Con International in San Diego next week. My schedule is below. I’ll also have a table in Artist’s Alley (#II-10) where I will often hang out (and maybe play some Magic if it’s feasible) when I don’t have a scheduled event. Kara and Isaac from InkWing will be manning…

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