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After long silence

This blog is a bit of an ancient artifact cast in amber these days, but I thought I should officially note somewhere on my authorial site that I have a new novel coming out from a major publisher next year. Specifically, my everything-and-the-kitchen-sink speculative fiction novel Exadelic will be published by Tor Books , the world's pre-eminent SF publisher, in 2023. I'm pretty excited to finally be an SF author after a lifetime of reading and discussing the genre. It's a weird monster of a book, made of spoilers, and I'm still figuring out how exactly to talk about it, but for now: Philip K. Dick meets Michael Crichton in this tale of programmable reality. When an unconventional offshoot of the US military trains an artificial intelligence in the dark arts that humanity calls 'black magic,' it learns how to hack the fabric of reality itself. It can teleport matter. It can confer immunity to bullets. And it promptly decides that our protagonist, obscure Sil