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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…

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…

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….

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,…

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….

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…

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…

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…

Northwest Radio Appearance (App-hear-ance?)

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…

  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.