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Some Books, Cats, and a Gift

Last weekend I held my first “dedicated” book signing in several years. By that I mean it was “all about me,” not a bunch of us at once, like at… 1,387 more words


Camera Obscura by Lavie Tidhar - that's more like it

Steampunk cyborgs. Secret governments. Deadly ninjas. And to top it all off, a more compelling plot. I really enjoyed returning to the world of The Bookman… 602 more words


Exposition - Skill and Taste

Exposition is one of the most important skills in a writer’s arsenal. Whether you do it subtly through implication or by stating things plainly in long passages, how you tell readers about your world maters. 597 more words


The Bookman by Lavie Tidhar

The Bookman is the first book I’ve read by Lavie Tidhar, who’s developing quite a name for  smart and varied genre fiction. An idea-packed and often exciting steampunk novel, I enjoyed it both in its own right and because of how it got me reflecting on the nature of the genre. 428 more words


The Bookman by Lavie Tidhar

My first reaction after finishing this book was, WHAT? What just happened, what was this book about, what was the point of this book. So be prepared for a sparse review because I’m not really sure what just happened… 76 more words

"Murder in the Cathedral" coming to Asimov's

I forgot to mention this the other day, but my Bookman Histories novelette, “Murder in the Cathedral” will be published in a future issue of… 198 more words

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