Just a quickie this morning, lovely people.
So it’s a big THANK YOU from me and a picture of my cats…
(And if you haven’t read the beginning of the story, what are you waiting for? A quiet Sunday morning? 🙂 )
There’s so much more to tell you about this book but in terms of cover art, it’s a case of…well, judge for yourself… Continue reading
I was originally asked this by Rob Bedford and answered it on SFF World in February, 2014…
I danced around this hulk of a question for ages trying to find its weak spot. It was like boxing a Decepticon.
After a couple of weeks, dodging and feinting without landing a single blow, I was tired, thirsty and needed a hug. There was no one around so, in desperation, I embraced the gargantuan, titanium-hulled battle-conundrum’s ankle. He turned out to be a real sweetie.
“You know, Joseph, this question just relates to genre and how you feel about it.”
“Sure. Relax and enjoy yourself. You don’t even have to answer it.”
“Not even a ‘yes’ or ‘no’?”
“Erm…just a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ might not go down too well…”
“What should I say then?”
“Anything. Whatever you want.” He leaned down. “But make me look mean, OK? Ferocious. Know what I’m saying?” Continue reading
I love translation deals.
They’re a wonderful confirmation of your work’s appeal and, from a financial point of view, they mean you get paid again without having to do more work. Bonus!
This one came out of the blue. When my agent told me about it, I was quietly but delightedly stunned.
The new publisher is Alianza Editorial, their SF/F/H imprint being Lee Runas. There’s a buzz on Twitter and Spanish book blog sites and I hope the novella will be well-received – especially as there’s already a sequel!
Anyway, just for fun, here are the old and new covers.
“Mucha Suerte a La Brigada de la Muerte!”