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New Lucifer Jones story sold

Just sold “Defeating the Champeen”, which will be the first story in ESCAPADES, the 6th and final Lucifer Jones book, to UFO 7, edited by Alex Shvartsman. This is his 7th UFO anthology (the UFO stands for Unidentified Funny Objects), … Continue reading

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SOOTHSAYER optioned by Hollywood

I’m pleased to announce that SOOTHSAYER, the first of my Oracle Trilogy, has been optioned by Intrinsic Value Films.

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Three Chinese sales

Three recent re-sales to China (to three different markets): “The Wizard of West 34th Street” went to Mengya magazine, “Guardian Angel” went to SFW magazine, and “El and Al vs. Himmler’s Hideous Horde from Hell” went to SF Cube magazine.

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Some more story sales

Just sold “The Ten Commandments” to HOLY C.O.W., a forthcoming anthology, and re-sold “The Pale Thin God” to ALTERNATIVE THEOLOGY FOR THE RELIGIOUS RIGHT, another anthology. That should get religious science fiction out of my system for a few months.

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Trilogy sold to France

I just sold — well, actually, re-sold — my Infernal Comedy trilogy consisting of PARADISE: A CHRONICLE OF A DISTANT WORLD, PURGATORY: A CHRONICLE OF A DISTANT WORLD, and INFERNO: A CHRONICLE OF A DISTANT WORLD, to French publisher ActuSF.

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Writers of the Future

I have been judging — and praising — Writers of the Future for more than a decade now, so I might as well supply anyone who’s interested or curious about it with a link: https://www.writersofthefuture.com And while I’m at it, … Continue reading

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Back again: THE SOUL EATER

Wordfire Press is bringing back my 1981 novel, THE SOUL EATER. Analog declared that “Well before the end you will know yourself deep in the clutches of abstraction…of art, if you will.” To which Science Fiction Review added: “In the … Continue reading

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Just won another Galaxy Award

Just won my second Galaxy Award (China’s equivalent of the Hugo) in two years, this one for being the Most Popular Foreign Author. Here’s a photo of the ceremony.

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New book

Announcing another new book, my 6th this year (which ain’t bad for an Old Guy). This one is an anthology, AVATAR DREAMS, which I co-edited with Kevin J. Anderson and Harry Kloor. Due out any minute from Wordfire Press.

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2 more sales

Just sold the novella, “Guardian Angel”, to China’s SFW magazine — and also sold “Catastrophe Baker and a Canticle for Leibowitz” to the resurrected Pulphouse Magazine, which will feature a story by me in every issue.

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