The Road Not Taken And All That (2017/09/05 08:00)
How 'Flight Of The Vajra' could have begun altogether differently.
Do You Mind? Dept. (2017/04/19 08:00)
On the idea that we can use technology to amplify human intelligence.
Half Outside The Comfort Zone Dept. (2016/11/22 08:00)
I've always chosen projects that lay at least half outside my comfort zone.
The Duke, The Prince, And Me Dept. (2016/04/24 10:00)
How David Bowie and Prince jointly inspired a character of mine.
'Flight of the Vajra' Is In The Running In The Nerdist's Space Opera Competition At Inkshares! (2016/02/06 10:00)
ATTENTION READERS/FANS OF MY WRITING AND MOST EVERYONE ELSE TO BOOT: I need your help! I have just submitted my far-future SF fantasia Flight of the Vajra to The Nerdist's new Space Opera competition over at Inkshares: https://www.inkshares.com/books/flight-of-the-vajra Here are...
A Better Tomorrow Dept. (2015/09/14 09:00)
"We expect more change than actually happens in the future because we imagine our lives have changed more than they actually have."
Fold It In Half Dept. (2015/09/13 10:00)
Still hard at work.
The Idea Factory Dept. (2015/07/17 07:00)
How I go about creatin' that creative stuff.
Sundries & Assortments Dept. (2015/05/06 10:00)
My busy-ness as of late, and where it'll be taking me
Hieroglyph The Third Dept. (2014/09/09 10:00)
Yet more on 'Hieroglyph' and a better future for all who can afford it.
Did I Call It Or What Dept. (2014/08/27 10:00)
Coming soon: a real-life version of a fictional technology I dreamed up for a book.
A Tonic For The Troops Dept. (2014/08/21 01:00)
A little love letter to my readers.
Also For A Limited Time Dept. (2014/08/11 03:00)
I could use a little help from my fans.
For A Limited Time Dept. (2014/08/11 02:02)
For sale. Best offer!
But Here's What It's Really About Dept. (2014/04/14 10:00)
The story isn't the pitch, but for readers, it often is.
The Crack In Everything Dept. (2014/03/07 10:00)
How I turned an intellectual failure into a creative success.
Blowed Up Real Good Dept. (2014/01/19 10:00)
A bigger bang isn't always a better one, whether in movies or in books.
To Go Against The Flow Dept. (2014/01/12 10:00)
Why it's good to resist the temptation to just give people what they want.
You'll Ruin It For Everyone Dept. (2014/01/02 10:00)
Why I keep my work close to the chest until it's done, done, done.
On Whitewashing The Future Dept. (2013/12/29 10:00)
The best far-looking SF is always rooted in the conflicts of the moment -- especially the things we think we will someday outgrow.
Laugh At The Guy In The Mirror Most Of All Dept. (2013/12/19 10:00)
You have to take yourself seriously enough to know when not to take yourself seriously at all.
Background and Foreground Dept. (2013/11/22 10:00)
On the kinds of reading and research I do -- and don't do -- as a prepwork for a project.
Bursting Bubbles Dept. (2013/11/04 10:00)
Seems that expanding one's frame of reference isn't always about aiming "higher".
Thumbs Way Up Dept. (2013/10/23 01:00)
It's nice to be well-reviewed.
Of The Great Hither And Thither Dept. (2013/10/11 10:00)
Where I've been and where I'm going, especially with my next book.
Science fiction, rebooted.
New York City
Other Lives Of The Mind