Hey folks, The first chapter of The Rise of Io is now on Tor.com. You can check it out here! For fans of the series, The Days of Tao novella is an optional read but provides a great background for The Rise of Io. You can check that out on Subterranean Press, Amazon, and, for from Angry Robot […]
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Hey everyone, I have something really cool to announce. Barnes & Noble is selling limited edition signed hardcovers for The Rise of Io! There will only be five hundred copies printed and signed, and the book will contain bonus content! These will also be the only hardcovers for The Rise of Io in existence.Go get […]
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A book release is always a big deal for an author. We don’t get a lot of them in our lifetime. Okay, I’ve had a few more than the average bear but whatevers. Release day is still a damn special day, and usually is considered one of the most important of the year. So it’s […]
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Hello Magnus. How are you? We’re going to have a splendid time together, and by splendid, I mean sorry. Not really. Hahahahahhaha. You can read more about it here at Entertainment Weekly! […]
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Hey folks, I’m launching my mailing list in April. Sign up at the main page to get the latest updates on what’s going on with all things Chu. I plan to use the list only for book related things so you’ll hear from me no more than two, three times a year. I promise, I […]
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Hey guys, I finally leveled up and created a mailing list. If you want to keep up with what’s happening with my books, and stay up-to-date with my release and event schedule, please sign up. I promise I’ll only use this mailing list sparingly and only for the powers of good and all things Prophus. You can join my […]
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Hey folks, I’ve hit a milestone. It’s always been one of my writing bucket-list items to have something published by Subterranean Press. They’re widely considered one of the best specialty publishers of SFF & horror, and are known to package beautiful limited edition books that appreciate (it’s like buying a stock!) over time. They’ve published little […]
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Hot off the press! Nova Press is the new publishing house created by Mr. Didi Chanoch and The Lives of Tao, along with Max Gladstone’s excellent Three Parts Dead, are the lead titles. Let’s kick some reader ass! Uh, I think. […]
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Hey folks, I got bad news and good news. The bad news is I think my writing schedule will have to slow down big time in the near future. The good news is I finally have someone for Eva to play with. Now, she can stop being up in my grill all the time. Special shoutout to my […]
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Hey folks, I’ll be in Novi, Michigan (Jan 22-25) this week for Confusion SF. I consider Confusion my home convention and it’s definitely one of my favorites. The guests-of-honor this year are Alaya Dawn Johnson, Kentaro Toyama, Gordon Smith, and Jessica Zerwas. On top of that, Confusion SF is home to Subterranean Press, a fantastic […]
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Hey folks, The good folks at Taipei Times think I’m worth interviewing. We spend a lot of time talking about my torn bathrobe. They think I’m understated. Hahahaha. You can see the entire interview here! […]
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You guys, The Rebirths of Tao made BuzzFeed Books The 24 Best Science Fiction Books of 2015! Uh, WTF is up with that author pic. Of all the hundreds I have on the Internets, they use that one. Ah well, I’ll take it. You can read the list here. […]
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Hey folks, It’s that time of year again when humanity loses its shit over shitty televisions. The Fifth Horseman, or Wilbur as he’s known by the rest of his posse, is sweeping across the country with his annual Black Friday madness. A bunch of us authors are joining in on the fun and selling signed books for […]
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Autographing Wednesday 14:00 – 14:45, Exhibit Hall B (CC) PG-13: Violence, Sex, and Teen Readers Thursday 14:00 – 14:45, 303A (CC) When writing for teens or choosing books for young adults to read, is there a PG-13 line that needs to be drawn? Is there more violence, sex, and alchohol in young adult books today […]
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The fine folks at Google had me over for a Talks With Google to talk about Time Salvager and stuff. Funny thing. Dana, the awesome googler, sat me down and was like: “We usually have scientists and smart people give presentations.”Me: “Uh…”Dana: “Hillary was here recently. What do you have?”Me: “Um. Am I suppose to have […]
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Hey folks, I’m back from the Time Salvager book tour. It’s my first tour and it was completely exhausting and frigging awesome. I traveled to back to back to back events covering over a dozen cities & four conventions, all sandwiched into an action-packed July. Along the way, I met a ton of fans and booksellers, and checked out some really cool […]
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Hey guys, Shelf Awareness, the industray trade newsletter, has given Time Salvager a starred review! Huzzah! You can find that here! The TDLR version: Discover: A brilliantly imagined novel of time travel in a dystopian future where Earth has suffered ecological collapse. […]
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If you’re in my neck of the woods, come hang out with me! Sa1000E Silkpunk: Asian themes and influences in SF/FSat 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Ballroom E Chu, Kerr, Kimbriel, Landon, Liu*, Oliver Exploring the use of Asian concepts and locations in the work of Guy Gavriel Kay, Neil Gaiman, and Ken Liu contextualized as just […]
Read More… from Hey folks, here’s my Armadillocon schedule this weekend!
Hey folks, Like the title says, I’m doing an AMA today on /r/books. Come ask me anything! You can find the thread here! […]
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