Important Vessel of Ra Announcement Regarding Icon: The fates seem to be against us, and I might not have paperback copies at the Barnes and Noble book signing, or the Icon launch party. I am very sorry. Here are two ways you can still get your book signed:
1. If you have an electronic copy, or want to put a signature in a book later, I will sign a bookplate for you.
2. You can bring in a book you’ve already ordered from Amazon, and I will sign it.
It is my hope that you might be able to place an order with B&N at the Icon book signing. I plan to still have the launch party, as I want to celebrate with all of you! Books may arrive in the nick of time for the launch. Let’s cross our fingers.
If anything changes, you’ll hear it here first.
Again, I cannot thank all of the fine people enough who have helped me get the Klaereon family out into the world and into your hands. There is a rather extensive thank you in the book itself, but briefly here are all the groups who totally rock and deserve a shout out.
The person to whom I owe the biggest debt: my spousal unit, sounding board and love of my life Bryon Stump
The Sugar Quill, Viable Paradise 13, Taos Toolbox 2012, the Unreliable Narrators, the Shohola Group, my peeps from the many Paradise Icons, almost all of my writer Internet acquaintance, supportive agent mates,and that gaming group I’ve been with since 1994.
And truly influential individuals in the writing and inspiration process: Walter Jon Williams, Laura J. Mixon, Chris Cornell, Lauren Teffeau, Miranda Suri, George R. Galuschak, Chia Evers, Yolanda Joosten, Catrina Horsfield, Mark McKibben, and Michelle Weinard McKibben.
And those fine people from the industry who helped me navigate the publishing waters: my agent Mary C. Moore, Kathleen Kubasiak, my cover artist Eugene Teplitsky, Clare Dugmore, Tanya Yakimenko, and my editor Mollie Weisenfeld.
And inspiring authors who have led by example and given me incredibly helpful advice and have been great role models: Jim C. Hines, Caroline Stevermer, Ann Leckie, Steven Gould, Pamela Dean, Kate Heartfield, Pat Esden, J. Kathleen Cheney, Wendy Nikel, Ken Liu, Elizabeth Bear, and all those wonderful people who run the Writing Excuses Cruise.
Wow. Let’s be cliche. It really does take a village.
Now, and this will ultimately become a page unto itself, but if you are looking today, tomorrow, next week, here are all the wonderful people who are helping me get the word out on the Internet. There are at least 3 other things I know about in the ether, and I’ll announce and update them as they come in.
ALL ABOUT THE VESSEL OF RA!
Goodreads (So many links from this page. Thanks to all the early reviewers!)
Stories for Nerds
My Favorite Bit at Mary Robinette Kowal‘s Website
SEE CATHERINE IN THE WILD!
Again, thank you. I hope you enjoy these characters as much as I do.