It’s been an incredibly busy two weeks, encompassing, at various points, book signings, meetings, Eastercon, the Clarke Award, Sci Fi London and shooting the start of a documentary – so now I’m back home, back on antibiotics, and back in bed. The weather, in case you’re wondering, is gorgeous!
Quick catching up:
- How to sign an e-book!
- Guest-post at the Boston Book Bums Blog, on Strange Places to Buy Books
- My latest short story, The Ambiguity Clock, is now online at Daily Science Fiction
- I’m a judge at the forthcoming Science in My Fiction contest!
- Awesomely in-depth review of Camera Obscura over at Tor.com, by Mike Perschon!
- I sold a new story, “Passage”, to Daily Science Fiction
- The next issue of Interzone will include my short story “Mango Rains”
Over at Tor.com, Jason Sizemore writes about his quest to prove the elusive identity of one Lavie Tidhar, writer at large… I mean, honestly!
“I need to know something, John. For five years, something has been bothering me. I need to know. Is Lavie Tidhar for real?” I asked.
John gave me a sly look. “Sure he is. I’ve met him.”
My world view tilted. My jaw dropped. “You have? What’s he like?”
John frowned. His eyebrows pinched together. “You ask ‘What’s he like?’ and expect a normal answer? How do you describe an unknown object just at the very edge of your vision? Let me ask you something, Jason Sizemore. Have you ever driven down a foggy country road late at night? Your eyes are tired, your back aches, you want to sleep. And as you’re going along something you can’t…understand…dashes across the road and for just a brief moment this…thing crosses the beams of our headlights…and you see it. Yet, you don’t really see it.That is what Lavie Tidhar is like. You understand?” – read the full piece.