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Giveaway: Near + Far Hardcover Edition, Plus Three Pieces of Jewelry

Huzzah! There’s now a hardcover edition of Near + Far, including a spiffy dust jacket designed by Tod McCoy.
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Near + Far in Audio Form

As part of compiling the mobile application for Near + Far, I’ve been putting together a list of stories in audio form, many of them recorded for Clarkesworld< Escape Pod, and Lightspeed, along with a handful recorded just for this effort by Folly Blaine, Eric Hale, and myself. For those interested in audio versions, here’s the complete list.
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Connections

I had a wonderful time talking to Shaun Duke and Jen Zink of the Skiffy and Fanty Show last week. The podcast is up here. If you enjoy it and use iTunes, show them a little love with a rating on there.

A reason the interview wa so enjoyable was that they asked really interesting, incisive questions about the stories in Near + Far, in that way a writer desires and dreads at the same time, where they’re seeing some of your psyche’s underpinnings shaping the stories that you create. I’ve been mulling over some of those questions since then, and was thinking about one on the bus home the other day.
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Book Promotion Notes from the First Week

As you may know from the five bajillion posts and tweets and updates and god know what all else, I just had a book come out. I tried to have a somewhat coherent, or at least well-documented, promotion battle plan. … Continue reading

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Pendant Winners!

The giveaway is over and these three people will be receiving Near + Far pendants:

Violet Bowman
Danielle Gembala
Kim Offenburger

Thank you to everyone who participated! Next week when I’m back from Baltimore Book Festival, I’ll be doing another with some of the stickers we did of the art.
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Exploring Near + Far’s Interior Art: Row 5

Last day of the giveaway! Remember that you can comment five times (one per giveaway post) in order to be entered five times in the jewelry giveaway.
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Missed A Post So I’m Extending the Giveaway Till Monday

I missed putting up Friday’s last giveaway post, and I don’t want to put it up on a weekend, so it’ll be set to go up on Monday for one last day of commenting.

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Exploring Near + Far’s Interior Art: Row 4 (Giveaway Day Four)

Day Four of the giveaway and row four of the art! This week has seen some nice press for the book, including a nice Tor.com review by Stephen Raets. If you’re looking for other places to possibly score a piece of the jewelry, try David Steffen’s blog, Far Beyond Reality, or the Goodreads giveaway for Near + Far. As always, comment here to be entered in this particular giveaway!
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Exploring Near + Far’s Interior Art: Row 3 (Giveaway Day Three)

I had to go find my last copy of the book in order to be able to look up the art this time. Tod snagged all my extras in preparation for the reading this Friday, at the University Bookstore in Seattle, at 7 pm. I’ll be reading with three terrific writers: Alma Alexander, Corry L. Lee, and Roz Kaveny.

So! Here’s day three of the giveaway. Comment to win!
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Book Launch!

Today’s the official day that Near + Far is launched upon the world. Huzzah! If you’re wondering how to buy or spread the word about the book, here’s some details.
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