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The Humble Bundle

Benefitting charities Worldreader and the SFWA Emergency Medical Fund. Jumper is one of the eBooks in the bundle, but even better, there’s these: Tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale by Holly Black The Happiest Days of Our Lives by Wil Wheaton Zombies Versus Unicorns – An Anthology edited by Holly Black & Justine Larbalestier. ‘Pay more than the average […]

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Viable Paradise 17

I’ve been taking a break from Hollywood by teaching on beautiful Martha’s Vineyard. This is my 14th year of teaching on the island and, as they say, What Happens on the Island, Stays on the Island. But here’s a picture, anyway, of the HORROR THAT IS THURSDAY (James Macdonald, presiding.)

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So, for the last five weeks I’ve been working with screenwriters Josh Friedman (War of the Worlds, The Sarah Conner Chronicles), Rich Jaffa and Amanda Silver (Rise of the Planet of the Apes, The Hand That Rocks the Cradle), and Shane Salerno (Savages, Armageddon, and Salinger), and the big guy himself, James Cameron, on the […]

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I will be in San Antonio a week from today for the WorldCon. You can see my schedule at their site. Or you can click on the pic to get the entire pocket program in pdf form.

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SFWA President   . Writer

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Me and that other guy, the SFWA President

So, this is my third day as SFWA president and it is already becoming apparent that this is a post I’ll need to point to over and over again. I am the writer Steven Gould. I am also the current President of the Science Fiction and Fantasy writers of America. Yes we are one person […]

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What I Said

At the Nebula Award Weekend in San Jose, I presented the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy.  This was what I said: A reading from the sacred texts of my people. As you are brought to remembrance, recite them with me. The island of Gont, a single mountain that lifts its […]

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Do you know the way to…?

2013 Nebula Awards Weekend San Jose Hilton, San Jose, California May 16-19, 2013 (Mass Autographing Open to Public May 17, 5:30-7:30 pm.)

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Southwest Book Fiesta 5/11/2013

I’ve got a brief signing tomorrow at the PageOne Bookstore Booth at the Southwest Book Fiesta being held in the Southeast Hall of the Albuquerque Convention Center. Here’s the schedule for the PageOne Table  11:00 am FIESTA PROGRAM – Christine Barber  12:30 pm SIGNING – Walter Jon Williams  1:30 pm SIGNING – Melinda Snodgrass (Phillipa Bornikova)  2:00 […]

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As of 1 July 2013

If you follow writing in general and SF and Fantasy in particular, you may have already heard that I have been elected the 27th president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.  I take office the first of July as John Scalzi steps down from the office after three years at the job. […]

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An Auction For a Good Cause

Gaslight Gathering, San Diego’s steampunk and victoriana convention. Jay Lake will be the convention Guest of Honor this year (May 3-5) and we are holding an auction to help him with his fight against cancer. We would very much appreciate any item(s) for the auction that you might be willing to donate (e.g. autographed books, […]

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Albuquerque Group Signing Saturday 3/30 1pm

Signing at Hastings Books 840A Juan Tabot Blvd NE * (505) 296-6107 (Near the intersection of Juan Tabot and Lomas) Writers in attendance are: Stephen R. Donaldson Ralph Estes Steven Gould Melody Groves Maryelizabeth Hart Paul Hutton Jim Jones Jeffrey J. Mariotte Robert Vardeman Joan Spicci Saberhagen Melinda Snodgrass Ian Tregillis AND Phillipa Bornikova!

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Ur Doin’ It Wrong

(UPDATE: The person in question has stopped using the #sfwa hashtag. I’m glad. It was annoying.) —— One of our students from Viable Paradise self-published a short novel [EDIT: Marko tells me it was over 99K words so not so short]  (it was his Viable Paradise submission) in eBook and it has really taken off. […]

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But that day is not today

I’m sure you guys are really tired of me talking about Impulse but it’s the nature of having a book out. The few months around the release tend to be about that. There will come a day when I really try to blog here about things that aren’t all promotion-y. BUT THAT DAY IS NOT TODAY. I […]

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Audio Book of IMPULSE still on sale.

…but the eBook promotion at Kindle and Nook seems to be over. The price is back at $12.99. However, the Audible.com Audiobook is still $4.49 (normally $24.95.) That’s a fantastic price. And, as I’ve said before, the narration/performance by Emily Rankin is equally fantastic.  

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IMPULSE SALE

 Impulse (Jumper III) seems to be having some promotional pricing right now. The Nook eBook is currently $1.99  (normally $12.99) The Kindle eBook is currently $1.99 (normally $12.99) The Audible.com Audiobook is currently $4.49 (normally $24.95.) Also, if you do Kindle AND audiobooks the two whisper sync (that means they keep track of where you […]

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From School Library Journal!

AFTER: NINETEEN STORIES OF APOCALYPSE AND DYSTOPIA Editors: Datlow, Ellen and Terri Windling ISBN: 978-1-4231-4619-3 Review Issue Date: March 1, 2013 Gr 9 Up–Eighteen stories and one poem by both popular and lesser-known authors. There are stories ranging from the nightmarish–Steven Gould’s “Rust With Wings” about metal-eating bugs that will devour anything, including a pacemaker–to the comical–Matthew Kressel’s […]

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NW corner of Paseo del Norte and Ventura in the same shopping plaza as Trader Joe’s. Here’s a Map! More Info on Event! Saturday, February 16 @ 2pm Daniel Abraham presents the fabulous reissues of his Long Price Quartet Steven Gould presents his latest Jumper novel Impulse

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Would You Like To Be A Character In EXO?

I have an auction item over at Con-or-Bust. I’ve put up a 1st edition hardback of Impulse (Jumper III) which I will  autograph and inscribe to the winner. If the auction goes over $50, I will also make the winner a named character in its sequel, Exo. I am willing to kill the character in some spectacular or embarrassing […]

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Wednesday, January 30th at 10:00 am there will be a radio interview with me from radio station  Y102 (KYYT-FM, 102.3 mHz) out of  Goldendale, Washington and The Dalles, Oregon conducted by host Rodger Nichols.  Sometime after tomorrow, it can also be played from their website. Sometime next week the interview will also air on  KLCK AM 1400 […]

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