Monthly Archives: August 2010

24 08, 2010

Launch!

By | 2010-08-24T05:07:15+00:00 August 24th, 2010|Inklings|0 Comments

It’s official. Black Hole Sun has launched and is ready to "rocket readers to new frontiers." It’s hard to believe that twenty months have passed since I emailed a logline to my editor and she told me to go for it. A lot of hard work has gone into making the beautiful book (the cover shimmers), most of it not

19 08, 2010

The New Podcast Is Here!

By | 2010-08-19T15:27:13+00:00 August 19th, 2010|Inklings|0 Comments

In a move that surely shows their ability to misjudge my ability to speak coherently, HarperTeen has released a podcast of me talking about Black Hole Sun and reading from Chapter Zero of Black Hole Sun (you can here other HarperCollins talk shop at http://harperteen.com/contests/podcast/).  I had a great time doing the reading 'cause I got to speak cannibal! Click

17 08, 2010

Redux: You’re Not Half as Ugly as the Other People Here

By | 2010-08-17T07:00:13+00:00 August 17th, 2010|Inklings|0 Comments

Because it’s less than two weeks until the launch of Black Hole Sun, I thought it would be fun to revisit some old blog posts.  I’ve been blogging about writing since 2004ish, and it’s interesting–if not embarrassing–to read some of the things I wrote before. Today’s blog redux is a post about the novel that would become Soul Enchilada. It

16 08, 2010

Redux: Tell Me Lies, Sweet Little Lies Tell Me Lies, Sweet Little Lies

By | 2010-08-16T07:00:09+00:00 August 16th, 2010|Inklings|0 Comments

Because it’s less than two weeks until the launch of Black Hole Sun, I thought it would be fun to revisit some old blog posts.  I’ve been blogging about writing since 2004ish, and it’s interesting–if not embarassing–to read some of the things I wrote before. Today’s blog redux is a meme from Feb. 2007 that I liked. Each participant shares

15 08, 2010

Redux: Here, Smell It!

By | 2010-08-15T07:00:31+00:00 August 15th, 2010|Inklings|0 Comments

Because it’s less than two weeks until the launch of Black Hole Sun, I thought it would be fun to revisit some old blog posts.  I’ve been blogging about writing since 2004ish, and it’s interesting–if not embarassing–to read some of the things I wrote before.Today’s blog redux is a post about moldy cheese and character building. My DW and I

13 08, 2010

Suzanne Collins says Black Hole Sun:

By | 2010-08-13T18:52:34+00:00 August 13th, 2010|Inklings|0 Comments

"The sins of his father weigh heavily on Durango, an outcast teen mercenary who's trying to eke out a living on tomorrow's gritty, trigger-happy Mars. Fortunately, he is armed with an AI implant, a crew of colorful misfits, and an unshakable sense of humor. David Macinnis Gill rockets readers to new frontiers in this imaginative, action-packed tale." - Suzanne Collins,

13 08, 2010

Redux: Open House

By | 2010-08-13T07:00:12+00:00 August 13th, 2010|Inklings|0 Comments

Because it’s less than two weeks until the launch of Black Hole Sun, I thought it would be fun to revisit some old blog posts.  I’ve been blogging about writing since 2004ish, and it’s interesting–if not embarassing–to read some of the things I wrote before.Today’s blog redux from 2007 is a post about rejections. I still feel the same way.

12 08, 2010

Kirkus: Fans Will Eat This Up

By | 2010-08-12T22:48:25+00:00 August 12th, 2010|Inklings|0 Comments

"Intrepid teen regulator Jake Durango leads a daring pack of fearless freedom fighters in a dystopian future where humans rage against ferocious, porcine creatures called Drau, who prey upon human flesh. Based on Mars, Jake and his crew are hired to protect a colony of human miners from the Drau and their evil queen. Throw in a forbidden love triangle,