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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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.)
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 [...]
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. [...]
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, [...]
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!
(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. [...]
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 [...]
…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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Posted in Uncategorized on Feb 14th, 2013 Comments Off
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
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 [...]
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 [...]
Posted in Uncategorized on Jan 28th, 2013 Comments Off
It should be available in their archives soon. Visit them at Dungeon Crawlers Radio!
Posted in Uncategorized on Jan 23rd, 2013 Comments Off
Me. To promote Impulse. This Saturday (1/26 – 2:30 pm) at Page 1 Books. They are located at: 11018 Montgomery NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111 I will read a little and talk a little about the evolution of jumping through all three books. Maybe I’ll bake cookies.
I have officially entered the race for President of the Science Fictions and Fantasy Writers of America. I’ve posted my platform in the Member Discussion Forums but since that is limited to members only (and members who can actually remember what their login is, to boot) I am reposting it here. Dear Members of SFWA [...]
Posted in Uncategorized on Jan 15th, 2013 Comments Off
Space Magic came out in a limited edition hardback for $30 from Wheatland Press in 2008 but as of today it is also available as a DRM-free $5.99 eBook from most of the regular suspects (iBooks, Kindle, Nook) as well Bookview Cafe. This Endeavour Award-winning collection pulls together 15 critically acclaimed science fiction and fantasy stories [...]
‘Impulse’ Control: An interview with Steven Gould With “Impulse,” the third book in Steven Gould’s popular “Jumper” series, he takes us back to school as teleporters Davy and Millie’s daughter Cent discovers that a) she can teleport herself and b) it’s about time to escape her parents’ paranoid over-protectiveness and finally meet people. Of course, [...]
It’s a book about parenting, as Davy and Millie must overcome their own fears, get a new home in a small town, and watch their teenager start to interact with the world. It’s a book about discovery, as Cent comes to grips with her new abilities and how to use them safely. It’s a book [...]