“Mechanique” E-books now available!
Here’s a pretty awesome start to the week: Mechanique‘s ebooks are starting to roll out! It is currently available in Amazon/Kindle and Barnes & Noble/Nook editions, but I am told that other editions will be up ASAP! (Trust me, I’ll keep you posted.) And on the paper-copy front, a few people have pointed out to me that for some reason, Amazon decided over the weekend that my book should come out in July.…
“Mechanique” Launch Party!
Mechanique‘s release date is only a few weeks away! I’m excited, and have been thinking of possible launch parties that would be both vaguely thematically relevant and actually involve being outside my apartment. (In order to be relevant to my usual interests, I will have to write a book called “Uneventful Weekend: A Story of the Snarky Pajama Party Academy.”) In the end, I decided there was only one way to do this right.…
The Catherine Cookson Experience: “The Wingless Bird”
The Catherine Cookson Experience: "The Wingless Bird"I fell off the wagon about these in a major way, didn’t I? And in the home stretch! Shame on me. For those who are new since my last one (welcome!), a bit about the Catherine Cookson Experience. Catherine Cookson, author of historical potboilers, enjoyed a magnificent heyday between about 1995 and 1997, in which the BBC went NUTS for her and filmed approximately eight hundred of her books in an attempt to employ every actor from Great Britain, Scotland, and Ireland it could get its hands on, and also to use up a lot of sawed-off basketballs they needed to use to simulate pregnancy.…
“Things to Know About Being Dead” up at HarperTeen!
My story in the YA anthology Teeth, “Things to Know about Being Dead,” is up now as part of their Browse Inside online preview, alongside Steve Berman’s “All Smiles”! You can check it out at the Harper Teen website if you’re so inclined.…