Monthly Archives: December 2010

Interview on Cynsations

New York Times best-selling author Cynthia Leitich Smith kindly features Kid vs. Squid on her blog. I talk about discovering characters, influential fantasy, book promotion, and suchlike. Over here.

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New fiction project

This is a fun one. Tim Pratt, Jenn Reese, Heather Shaw, and I have written 26 short-short stories that’ll be published starting next month in Daily Science Fiction. And then a while later they’ll be at PodCastle as a special … Continue reading

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Celebratable

This is the Bloomsbury & Walker Spring 2011 Books for Young Readers catalog, which gets sent to booksellers and librarians and the people who buy the books that you buy or borrow before you buy or borrow them. I point … Continue reading

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Another soup

In the new book I’m writing, one of the ways wizards work magic is by making soup. To research Norse Code, I battled giants and trolls. For Kid vs. Squid, I got myself swallowed by a fish and ate cheese … Continue reading

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Do what the toy store tells you!

Okay, just to make sure we’re all clear on this: Obviously, these kids are doing it wrong:

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