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Lizard Brain is a shared blog about Science Fiction and Fantasy from Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck.

Archive for November 2012

The Long Price Quartet in Paperback (At Last)

11.28.12
by Daniel Abraham

Well, today’s the day. To those of you who’ve followed my long and storied career may remember that a few years back, I suffered something of a setback. My first series of books was a four book story called the Long Price Quartet.  The sales were decent.  I earned out my contract.  And the reviews were great. “I listed these among the best books of the last decade in the poll, and I really think they are. I recommend them […]

Jimmy Corey and My Face on a Tube

11.08.12
by Daniel Abraham

So there are a few ways to track me and Ty on the various social media sites.  I’m on Facebook under my own name (http://www.facebook.com/profoundsigh) and Twitter (@AbrahamHanover).  Ty’s on Google+ (https://plus.google.com/109283350355217542476/posts). BUT Your friends and mine at Orbit have put up a professional site over on Facebook just for James SA Corey.   It’s at https://www.facebook.com/JamesSACorey and they’re looking at putting some cool James SA Corey related stuff up there.  Exclusive excerpts, cover art, possibly even the very exclusive James […]

The Good Winners

11.07.12
by Daniel Abraham

We aren’t a culture that knows how to win well.  It’s not just something we see in the aftermath of a fight or an election, though that’s what started me thinking about it today.  The narrative of conflict we have stops too early.  There is a great battle and then someone wins, and then it’s over: the narrative of redemptive violence. It seems to me that there’s another step, and that when you leave out reconciliation and reintegration, you wind […]