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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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M13 Prerelease

M13 Prerelease For those who enjoy hanging out and playing Magic, it looks like I’ll be able to swing going to the prerelease of the new core set this weekend. I’ll be doing it at Epic Puzzles & Games in SLC, like previous prereleases, at midnight on Friday night. No need to sign up this…

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THE HOLLOW CITY Release Party Tonight

THE HOLLOW CITY Release Party Tonight My good friend and Writing Excuses cohost Dan Wells’ new book THE HOLLOW CITY is out today. The release party is tonight at Weller Book Works (the bookstore formerly known as Sam Weller’s, at their new location, which has parking!) in Trolley Square. Mary, Howard, and I are going…

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June is Audiobook Month

June is Audiobook Month Readers have been asking if my forthcoming novellas LEGION and THE EMPEROR’S SOUL will be released in audio versions. The answer is that they will be—we have deals made for these, but I’m not sure how quickly the audiobooks will be released compared to the book versions. I’ll let you know when I have more…

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Szeth T-Shirt Contest, Lecture Video + Updates

Szeth T-Shirt Contest, Lecture Video + Updates InkWing has another T-shirt contest going on at their blog, for a shirt that will be available at Comic-Con in San Diego. They don’t have a picture of the shirt yet, but it’s going to use Ben McSweeney’s image of Szeth from THE WAY OF KINGS. InkWing has also…

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I Hate Dragons Speech Competition + Updates

I Hate Dragons Speech Competition + Updates My assistant uploaded a new ALCATRAZ VERSUS THE EVIL LIBRARIANS annotation. This one covers chapter sixteen, which has various obscure references including a dinosaur eating the “C” section of science fiction books. There are two new episodes of the Writing Excuses podcast up. First Mary, Howard, Dan, and I…

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Bay Area this weekend: BayCon, including Magic

Bay Area this weekend: BayCon, including Magic Here’s my schedule as Writer Guest of Honor of this weekend’s BayCon. There’s not a signing on the schedule, which means that I’ll sign books whenever you catch me somewhere at the con, unless I’m running to get somewhere else. I’m also doing a Magic: The Gathering draft,…

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Updates + Reader Mail

Updates + Reader Mail The most recent Writing Excuses podcast episode starts a new “Project in Depth” series where Mary, Howard, Dan, and I take a project that one of us has completed and grill the creator about it. These episodes necessarily contain spoilers. The first one covers Howard’s Hugo-nominated Schlock Mercenary volume Force Multiplication. In future episodes (not all in…

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