For people that still, somehow, want to more about either The Chimera Code or me, I put in a couple of additional appearances at some new places.
The formidable Chuck Wendig has a list of five things I learned writing my book. That article appears on his blog, HERE.
If you’d like to hear how I actually sound when I speak, I had a far-roaming chat with Dan Smith on his Coffee In Space podcast. That audio interview is HERE.
Wow, I am really bad at this.
Promotional activities are part of being an author, but I failed to recognize that I should be doing this myself on occasion. A couple of websites have interviewed me. Readers interested in finding out more about me can check them. If you’re into rambling, nerdy musings, I’ve got your back.
The first interview is from the website Word Wonders. It’s a website that focuses on diversity in the fiction arena, and my first interview appears here as part of the Color The Shelves series. You can check it out HERE.
The next interview is a little matter of Local Pride as Civilian Reader is a fellow Canuck in Toronto. This blog covers all things geeky including books, music, and movies. Anyone interested in that should check out all the content, there’s a lot. The interview with me for Civilian REader is HERE.
For a bit more depth on the anime and video game side of things, check out my interview at Paul Semel’s geekcentric website. It’s right HERE.
There may be more interviews incoming. For now, that should give you a good idea of just how nerdy I am.
It’s the appointed day, and the good folks at Rebellion Publishing via their imprint Solaris Books, have finally made their announcement: Continue reading →
For a long time, I felt embarrassed by the things that inspired me as a writer.
I mean, for most people, the decision to be a writer means putting in the work. Looking at what has come before. It means studying the masters of the craft, going back over your Shakespeare, your Milton, your Joyce, and your Hemingway. If you’re slumming it in the ghetto of genre fiction, then, begrudgingly, some will acknowledge the necessity of referring to the masters. In the case of science fiction and fantasy, your Tolkien, Asimov, Le Guin and maybe some newer names like Gibson and Jemisin. Continue reading →