LATEST NEWS

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July.7.2014

Goodreads Giveaway!

Five signed copies of THE DARWIN ELEVATOR are up for grabs on Goodreads. Enter here! The contest ends July 31st.

July.3.2014

San Diego bound! My ComiCon schedule is up

I've posted by schedule for San Diego ComiCon over on the EVENTS page. If you're coming to SDCC this year, make sure to say hello!

April.23.2014

Music by Josh Mobley

The talented Josh Mobley, composer of film and TV trailer music, was so inspired by my books that he composed a track for each. Have a listen, they're awesome!

April.23.2014

Essays on writing speculative fiction, for a great cause

"Story behind the Book volume 2" is out, featuring non-fiction essays about the writing process behind many of 2013's best books (mine included). All proceeds go to charity. Please support!

April.20.2014

I am alive!

The quiet around here the last few months is because I am busily working on my new novel. I'll post major news here when it comes along (there's a few things I'm anxious to announce but cannot yet). In the meantime, keep up with my day-to-day progress along with other musings on Twitter, Facebook, or my blog.

Feb.10.2014

Compton Crook Award Nominee

THE DARWIN ELEVATOR has been nominated for the Compton Crook award, given out every year at BaltiCon by the Baltimore Science Fiction society for the best novel by a debut writer.

Nov.4.2013

Goodreads Nominee

THE DARWIN ELEVATOR has been nominated for best science-fiction novel in the GoodReads Choice Awards. If you're a Goodreads user and enjoyed the book, please consider voting for me!

Oct.23.2013

New deal

I've signed a new contact with Del Rey, for three more books!

The first of these is an entirely new, standalone story. It's untitled at this point, and I can't share details yet. Suffice to say that Del Rey describes it as an "sci-fi espionage adventure". Can't wait to tell you more about it!

As for the other two books in this contact, they're just listed as "to be decided". I supplied the publisher with a nice menu of ideas for future projects last month, and once this next book is done we'll decide together what should come after that.

Sep.25.2013

UK Bound

I'll be in England next week to attend the World Fantasy Convention in Brighton. I'll also be doing a signing at Forbidden Planet in London on November 4th. Details on the Events page!

Sep.25.2013

Coming to New York!

In a few weeks I'll be heading east for New York Comic-Con. Details will be posted soon on the events page!

Sep.20.2013

SF Signal Podcast

Patrick Hester from SF Signal interviewed me for the SF Signal podcast. Listen here!

Sep.19.2013

Deleted chapters from THE DARWIN ELEVATOR

Pat's Fantasy Hotlist is hosting a few deleted chapters from TDE. Removed to cut down on the book's length, these chapters nevertheless fill in an interesting part of Skyler's journey. Enjoy!

Aug.11.2013

Guest Post on Daily Dose of R&R

Read my guest post on "A Daily Dose of R&R" about transitioning from designing games to writing novels.


Aug.8.2013

THE DARWIN ELEVATOR is a New York Times Bestseller

CRIKEY! Thanks to all the enthusiastic support and great reviews, the book slipped on to the NYT bestseller list at #24!

NYT List
Aug.3.2013

Camaraderie in Desperation: An interview with SUVUDU

SUVUDU interviewed me during ComicCon. Check it out!
Aug.2.2013

Review Roundup

THE DARWIN ELEVATOR is finally in stores, and a number of reviews have popped up!
Here's a sampling:


Jul.31.2013

The Big Idea

John Scalzi invited me to write about my "big idea" behind THE DARWIN ELEVATOR. Read, comment, share!

Jul.23.2013

Place as Character - A guest post on The Qwillery

The Qwillery asked me to write a post for them answering the "Why Darwin?" question, and the general topic of place as character.

Jul.11.2013

Short story: "WAVE OF INFECTION"

TOR is hosting a new story set in the DIRE EARTH universe, which serves to introduce the trilogy's main character Skyler. Enjoy!

Jun.15.2013

UK COVERS

The BOOKS page has been updated to include UK covers for all three books. Enjoy!

Jun.14.2013

AUDIO BOOK NEWS

It gives me enormous pleasure to announce that Simon Vance will be narrating the Dire Earth Cycle for Random House Audio. In my opinion Simon is the best in the business. As an audio-book-ophile myself, I'm overjoyed to have him on board.

May.18.2013

READ CHAPTER ONE OF THE DARWIN ELEVATOR

I've posted the entire first chapter of THE DARWIN ELEVATOR for your reading enjoyment!

Feb.16.2013

COVER REVEAL - THE PLAGUE FORGE

I'm finally able to share the third and final cover of the Dire Earth Cycle, book 3, THE PLAGUE FORGE. Hop over to BOOKS and take a gander!

Feb.11.2013

EARLY PRAISE

As if I wasn't flattered enough by the wonderful things Kevin Hearne had to say, now I get to share kind words from Hugh Howey, Sara Creasey, Warren Hammond, and Ted Kosmatka. It's all over on the BOOKS page, have a look!

Jan.7.2013

COVER REVEAL - THE EXODUS TOWERS

Today I'm thrilled to share the cover for book 2 of the Dire Earth Cycle, THE EXODUS TOWERS. Head on over to BOOKS and check it out!