Magic. Books are full of it. For real. I don’t mean this as a metaphor. I mean actual supernatural powers and every single book ever written has them. I think it has to do with why we write. No author I know sits down thinking: “I’m going to write a book for […]
I had a blast talking to Forbidden Planet about A History of What Comes Next. Check out the interview here:
Each chapter title in A History of What Comes Next is a song title from the years the story takes place in. The playlist is available on Spotify, Apple Music, and Tidal, but just in case you want to recreate it yourself, here it is: Chapter Song Sentimental Journey, Les Brown (with […]
If you only listened to the audiobook, you didn’t get the links and notes that are part of the Further Reading section of the novel. Here they are.
I’ve had the most incredible luck when it comes to book covers. Which do you prefer? US or UK?
There are very few genuinely ‘good’ characters anymore. But how far can you take their actions before they morph into villains? I try to answer that question on CrimeReads. Click here for full article.
John Scalzi was kind enough to have me over for a Big Idea post on his blog. (Thank you, sir!) Here is: What Makes You You? (And why the Tolkien family might sue you.), on Whatever
Low Earth Orbit, Middle Orbit. High orbit. We look at all the orbits and what it takes to get there. Also, Legos, a banana, and a real rocket goes BOOM!
Warning: This video contains major COVID hair. The war gave us the V-2 rocket, let’s see what post-war rocketry has in store. Spoiler: it’s not that different.
In this episode we talk about what makes a rocket a rocket. Hey, maybe we’ll even make it to space.