Bruce’s Law and the Future of The Arts

Excitement. That’s the first thing that happens when disruption hits an industry. A world of possibility opens up and the future gets brighter than a supernova. At the same time comes the fear—something of such power will upend everything we know, and maybe the wrong people will wind up winning. …

Dealing In, Episode 11

Download Subscribe Welcome to the First of the Free Will/Next Ten Thousand Hours Feedback shows! This one is episode eleven of the Dealing In series of feedback shows, where I and several friends answer your emails and talk about whatever comes up. This time, I’m joined by Metamor City creator …

Gail Carriger’s Crudrat!

I’ve lucked into the rare opportunity to produce the full-cast audiobook of Gail Carriger’s science fiction debut. Danny Schade is on board, as is a lot of the regular crew, and we’ve got big plans for this little book. It’s a splendid book, too. You can read an interview with …

Free Will returns–and more!

Three years of questions. Three years of emails. Three years of all of you asking “When is Free Will coming back?” The answer is… Next Thursday. The first episode in the Free Will reboot will drop next Thursday. It’s been a long road, but we’re finally back. And it’s not …

Suave Rob in Paperback!

Well, ladies and gents and all of you sitting somewhere in between, it gives me ridiculous delight to announce that my pulp adventure novel is finally out in paperback. Suave Rob’s Double-X Derring-Do, a Short Novel of Long Odds. One Surfboard. Two X-Chromosomes. All Man. Climbing Olympus Mons put him …

Released: Silent Victor Paperback

At long last, Volume 4 of The Clarke Lantham Mysteries comes to paperback, featuring line drawings and new cover art by Kitty NicIaian. A detective with insomnia chases every cop’s worst nightmare… When a security guard disappears with a priceless Martian meteorite belonging to the Chinese government, and surveillance tapes …

Other People’s Sandboxes

Every time I turn around, I see more shared worlds popping up. What used to be a fairly limited market dominated by media and RPG tie-in novels (Star Trek, Star Wars, Dragonlance, etc.) is going mainstream. I suspect this is partly because the changes in the publishing industry make it …

Released: Lantham Paperbacks

At long last, Volumes 2 and 3 of The Clarke Lantham Mysteries are available in paperback! The story which began with the cutting-edge biotech noir of And Then She Was Gone continues in Book 2 with hauntings, lawsuits, car crashes, and holiday relatives in the dark and friendly little cozy …

Released: Making Tracks

Some of you might have run across the sneaky early e-book release already, but this is the official announcement. Over the last few years, on this blog and elsewhere, I’ve gotten a lot of questions from authors and podcasters and other people wanting to either get into the audio habit …

Released: Suave Rob’s Double-X Derring-Do

Sometimes you can’t help smiling a mile wide just typing an announcement, and this is one of those times (for me–at least I assume I’m the one typing. Yup. Okay, then, on with the show). Today I get to unveil to you my latest literary abomination, one that fulfills a …