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TRAILER!!!!, or How I Spent My Summer Vacation

01.15.15
by Daniel Abraham

[EDIT: New link to non-region-locked version with better color correction]   So you want to see something cool? A bunch the series regulars — Holden, Avasarala, Naomi, Amos, Alex — are in here, and (if you really pay attention) the first glimpse of the Rocinante in all her glory. So. What did you think? EDIT: Also check the OFFICIAL SYFY PAGE and follow ‘em on Twitter @ExpanseSyfy

A Short Note on Expanse News

01.14.15
by Daniel Abraham

So here I am on the set of The Expanse in my nifty little chair with my name on it (actually, that’s not true — Ty’s in my chair, I’m in the chair of a fella at a much higher pay grade than mine, but he’s good with it).  It is, I feel comfortable saying, much cooler than I’d expected.  And I thought it’d be pretty cool. We just had a comment on another thread complaining that Naomi Nagata has been […]

Please Join James S.A. Corey in Lexington, KY on January 3, 2015

12.29.14
by Pat Rogers

Happy New Year! Pat here. Hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday season and looking forward to an amazing 2015! James S.A. Corey is starting 2015 off in fine form at The Bluegrass Writers Studio in Lexington, Kentucky, Saturday January 3, 2015. The Bluegrass Writers Studio, in association with Eastern Kentucky University, is hosting  several writing workshops for students in which Daniel and Ty are participating. In conjunction with this event: James S.A. Corey will be doing a reading, which is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 5:30 […]

Introducing Pat!

12.16.14
by Daniel Abraham

So you know when a bad thing happens to a dear friend, and you have to be very solemn inside even though the way it came down actually makes your own life WAY WAY better? So, a little after the fact, I need to offer my condolences to everyone over at George RR Martin’s office for the unfortunate loss of his minion, Pat. And TOTALLY UNRELATED, I’d like to introduce James SA Corey’s new minion, Pat! Y’all will be seeing […]

Goodreads Reader’s Choice Awards

11.04.14
by Ty Franck

Cibola Burn, the fourth book in the expanding Expanse series was nominated in the first round of the reader’s choice poll.  If the urge strikes you, you should go vote for your favorite books of the year.  There are some great choices in every category.    

MileHiCon Schedule

10.19.14
by Daniel Abraham

If any of y’all are in Denver this coming weekend, James SA Corey (meaning both me *and* Ty) are among the guest of honor at this year’s Mile Hi Con along with the fairly gorgeous slate of Michael Swanwick, and Phil & Kaja Foglio.  Jeanne Stein will be Toastmaster. Our schedule looks like this: FRIDAY: 3:00 – 3:50: Science Fiction in the Solar System: Keeping It Realisitic 7:15 – 7:45: Opening Ceremonies 8:00 – 9:00 Autograph Alley 10:00 – God Knows: […]

Catching up

09.20.14
by Daniel Abraham

So I’m still in the middle of a bunch of Really Cool Work, but there were a few things I wanted to pop on the Internet and mention.  Many of these are also cool. 1) The Long Price Quartet is finally going to be on audio.  A Shadow in Summer is already up for preorder. 2) I did an interview with my friend Cameron Goble that has been made available online. 3) Things are going well with the TV show. […]

A little cold turkey

08.17.14
by Daniel Abraham

Well, the summer’s over and I’m a little behind where I wanted to be.  The TV show, it turns out, could easily have been a full time job all on its own.  But since we’re not giving *that* up, I (Daniel) am dropping off Twitter & Facebook for a couple three months.  And, to make sure I don’t cheat, I’ve had my Darling Wife change my passwords. I’ve also deleted my favorite games and news apps. If y’all need to […]

Nemesis Games is starting to become a real thing.

08.08.14
by Ty Franck

Behold.  Cover art.  

Other Stuff

08.02.14
by Daniel Abraham

So, it’s been pointed out that we’ve been pretty Expanse-centric around here of late — and for decent reason, I think — but there are other things going on. So, for those keeping score at home, here’s how things stand: 1) Bubonicon Ty and I are both at Bubonicon this weekend. If you’re in Albuquerque, do stop by. 2) The Widow’s House launch The Widow’s House — fourth and penultimate book of The Dagger and the Coin — launches Tuesday […]