friends.

Evernight

There’s a new Wild Cards story up at tor.com, “Evernight” by Victor Milán.  This is a bitter-sweet thing because Victor Milán passed away yesterday. I understand that Victor was practically the father of Wild Cards (he’s the one who gave George R.R. Martin the RPG Superworld for his birthday, which Read more…

By Marko Kloos, ago
fountain pens.

Analog manuscript

Found these again while straightening out the office bookshelf: That’s the handwritten manuscript for LINES OF DEPARTURE. The finished version filled two 192-page large (A4) sized Piccadilly notebooks. And because I am a pen nerd, I remember which pens I used (Pelikan 205 and Lamy 2000, both with EF nibs), Read more…

By Marko Kloos, ago
books.

Continuity errors in POINTS OF IMPACT

POINTS OF IMPACT is out and doing well. As always, some oopsies made it through the entire editorial process past a dozen sets of eyeballs. And as always, I started getting Tweets and emails about continuity bloopers not 24 hours after the book hit the virtual shelves. Thanks to all to took the time to write and point them out. I shall now address them so they're all in one spot for easy future reference. MINOR SPOILERS FOR "POINTS OF IMPACT" FOLLOW: (more…)

By Marko Kloos, ago
books.

Points of Impact is out TO-DAY.

It’s January 9th today, which means that POINTS OF IMPACT is now out on Kindle, in paperback, and in Audible audiobook format (read once again by the amazing Luke Daniels). If you pre-ordered the book, it should show up on your Kindle or in your Audible library AT THIS VERY Read more…

By Marko Kloos, ago
art.

Low Chicago

So I have something pretty wicked to show you today. Remember how I mentioned that my first Wild Cards novella in the U.S. will be out in June as part of a novel called LOW CHICAGO? Well, the final cover of LOW CHICAGO is in, and it’s freaking glorious. Not Read more…

By Marko Kloos, ago
castle frostbite.

The Spirits of Christmas

Robin gave me a neat holiday gift this year: an advent calendar of cocktails. Each day, she handed me a little numbered and labeled bag with ingredients and a recipe for a different holiday-themed cocktail. If you’ve been following my instagram feed, I’ve documented most of them there. The one Read more…

By Marko Kloos, ago
books.

Kindles, and stuff to put on them

Andrew Liptak over at The Verge included Frontlines in a list of thirteen sci-fi series starters to fill up that new Kindle you got for Christmas. I’m in some really lofty company there, along with James S.A. Corey, Ann Leckie, Linda Nagata, John Scalzi, and N.K. Jemisin. My favorite reads Read more…

By Marko Kloos, ago