ianmcdonald (ianmcdonald) wrote,

  • Music:

fartdom awaits.

It it with some hard-to-classify emotion that I find I sold my first story half my lifetime ago: The Island of the Dead to the briefly-lived but exquisitely produced Extro.

Bookwise, got over a big structural hurdle in Brasyl which had slowed me down to a slog over the past two weeks--that and the realisation that the 2032 section needed (and got, by Christ) a serious rewrite. But I'm on to the fun bit now: the climactic battle sections (what, you didn't think you were getting one? Oh ye of little faith) in the 1732 section.

  • Goats! In Cloaks!

    I never blog, unless it's to contradict myself, or I have something of interest to report. This is the latter. Just (and by just, I mean, still…

  • My Worldcon Schedule

    ... • The Psychogeography of Ideals (Panel), Thu 11:00 - 12:00, A04 (RSCC) • Pyr (Publisher Presentation), Thu 13:00 - 14:00, A11 (RSCC) • Literary…

  • last minute shamless self promotion...

    ... since Hugo Nominations close tomorrow (March 26), my novel The Dervish House (Pyr/Gollancz) is eligible in the Novel category. Said it before,…

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