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US Tour Dates for HELLHOLE Announced

Tor Books has just announced the dates and locations for the 12-city book tour for HELLHOLE.  The book hits stores on March 15.  We hope to see you at one of our signings.


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Excerpt from HELLHOLE

Tor Books has posted the jacket copy and the prologue from my new novel Hellhole with Brian Herbert.  It’s free—sign in and read it at

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Escaping Into Science Fiction

I grew up in a small town in Wisconsin in the US, a rural area with farms, big red barns and tall grain silos . . .

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A Day in Rye

After our panels, signings, and interviews at the SFX Weekender, Rebecca and I had a free day on Saturday to explore the medieval town of Rye, not far from Dover.

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London Booksignings and SFX Weekend

Our official activities on Thursday didn’t begin until 11 AM, so I had plenty of time to go down the street to Starbucks for our morning coffee, then I finished the last of the thirty signed/sketched copies of Hellhole and packaged the boxes for pickup, and found I had time to edit a chapter in the room.  Time for the other duties.

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New HELLHOLE book trailer

Tor Books produced an excellent new video book trailer for Hellhole.  I’m very pleased with how it turned out.  Click below to view it

Hellhole Trailer

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After tracking down coffee for Rebecca and myself in the morning, then returning to the room (to finish email and to doodle/autograph another five copies of HELLHOLE) we got ready for our first full day of Hellhole signings and promotion—in Norwich.

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In England for HELLHOLE

Simon & Schuster UK and SFX Magazine have flown me and Rebecca over to England for a week of promoting Hellhole, which was just recently released.  Leaving Colorado early Monday morning (just ahead of the onset of a nasty blizzard and plunging temperatures), we flew to Washington DC, changed planes, then headed off to Heathrow, landed at 5:30 AM, and arrived at the hotel just as dawn was breaking.  Fortunately, our room was ready, so we were able to nap for a few hours to reset our schedules.

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Challenger—25 Years Later

Today’s news has been dominated by the unrest in Egypt, but let us not forget that January 28 marks a very important anniversary for our country, our space program, and our future.  Twenty-five years ago, Commander Dick Scobee, Pilot Michael J. Smith, Mission Specialists Ron McNair, Ellison Onizuka, and Judy Resnik, Payload Specialist Gregory Jarvis, and the first civilian Teacher in Space Christa McAuliff boarded the space shuttle Challenger and launched on its final mission.

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Why We Write—from Tracy Hickman

At the recent Superstars Writing Seminar in Salt Lake City, bestselling fantasy author Tracy Hickman joined us  to sit in on some of the lectures. At the end of Friday, for a Q&A session with myself, Brandon Sanderson, David Farland, Rebecca Moesta, Eric Flint, and Sherrilyn Kenyon, Tracy asked me if he could have the microphone for ten minutes because he had something to say.  I didn’t know what he had in mind, but I was sure it would be something interesting.

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