Four days, four signings, four cities, and now I’m going home! It’s been loads of fun to travel up and down the west coast, meeting people and signing books. Some great questions, including one from SF about the ways theology could enlighten, or deepen, understanding of markets & capitalism that I’ve been mulling over nonstop for the last couple days. In some ways those are my favorite types of question because they open up huge new vistas of inquiry, but I always feel I don’t do them justice on the spot, & end up flailing around. This is the point in the academic version of the book signing where I’d be able to smile and say, “that’s a very interesting question, and would be grounds for further inquiry,” and wink meaningfully in the direction of whatever grant-granting authority happened to be nearby.
I need to go play Security Tango (literally, I opt-out in TSA lines), but here are a few links Which May Amuse You:
First, I’m giving away a few copies of Three Parts Dead on reddit’s r/Fantasy community! The giveaway doubles as a contest for identifying awesome fantasy writing; for rules and to enter, go to the contest page. Even if you don’t win, it’s turning to a ‘best lines of all time in genre fiction’ list, which is awesome because genre fiction has some of the best lines.
Also! On the most recent issue of SF Squeecast, Elizabeth Bear (!!!) talks about how much she liked Three Parts Dead. Which is totally awesome, and makes me feel all kinds of warm and bubbly inside.
Okay, time to go act in the No drama of TSA. Catch you all on the flip side!