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My story in Silence in the Library's YA Fiction slate

Silence in the Library, the publishing company that's put out my last two novels and my children's book, is currently doing a preorder Kickstarter for their new slate of Young Adult novels.

It's something you should definitely support regardless of my involvement, but if you're interested, I have a story appearing in this set. In Janine Spendlove's fourth "War of the Seasons" book I provided a short story called "Dust in the Wind." It takes place in the midst of the battle with Winter in the third book in her series and explores a time and place I found utterly fascinating. The relationship of elves and dwarves, as conceived by Janine, is played in a way I've never seen before and I love the mythology she's developed and it was fun to work inside of it.

It was a lot of fun to put together. I've really loved all of Janine's books set in the world of Ailionora and this new collection is going to be a fascinating addition to the se…

An Update: Writing Vlogs, Writing, and Appearances

So, I've been told I need to be vlogging, in addition to the sparse blogging I'm doing on this place. And I need to do a better job of giving you all what you want. I think what you want is to hear about what I'm working on and why and how, but also about writing in general.

The Vlog aspect will essentially me being answering your questions about your writing and my work, but to kick that off, I'll begin with some questions I answered for someone else.

At Dragon Con in 2013, Arizona State University's Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing conducted a series of interviews with writers for use in their online creative writing courses and this is the first part of that series. I'll be posting the rest over the coming weeks.

In the meantime, send me questions at bryan (at) bigshinyrobot (dot) com so I'll have plenty of ammunition for the new vlog series.


In the way of a brief update on my writing: First, I'm still toiling away on revisions for The A…