Ways in which I actually have described this book to people: “It’s about a loud redhead with glasses and a big backside who swears a lot.” (Friend, dryly: “So, nothing like you, then?”) “Also a lot of people in the background are deconstructing the concept of the Divine Right Of Kings.” “If this book was […]Read More Out-Take Friday, 4
Okay! So, I have been planning to launch Heavy Ice on the 1st of December. However, I haven’t been able to find a button on either Lulu or Amazon that says ‘make this book available on this date’, and it takes longer for the paperbacks to get listed on Amazon than it does for the […]Read More In which it’s not so much of a launch, more a confused hovercraft
An actual out-take this time, from the early chapters of Heavy Ice.Read More Out-Take Friday, 3
My proof copy of Heavy Ice came. It has a new owner. No, really. Maybe I should get her a copy of The Good, The Bad and The Furry: The Brand-New Adventures of the World’s Most Melancholy Cat and Other Whiskery Friends instead?Read More BOOK IS BELONG TO KITTY
I’ve decided that in the month running up to Heavy Ice’s launch I’m going to post an extra Requite snippet every Friday. These aren’t excerpts from the book, they’re extras – some out-takes, some newly written. Here’s the first one: From ClanFerah Reyes Gaby to her good cousin representative of those who carry the Emperor’s […]Read More Out-Take Friday, 1
Heavy Ice is coming on December 1st. In 650 S.F the world changed. For Raj Cordoval: for Prince Vane-Egypt Considine, recently made Considine Prime: for the man calling himself Zak Liang, whose name wasn’t Zak or Liang either: but most of all for Kallisty Hawkwood, who very nearly didn’t survive long enough to notice. For […]Read More Heavy Ice has a launch date!
I’m a little over three-quarters of the way through editing the second draft of Heavy Ice, and… somewhat less than that… of the way through breaking in a pair of lace-up boots that were originally a pair of ice skates. The two processes aren’t that dissimilar, though those of you who have been there all […]Read More No megafauna were harmed in the making of this post.