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The Vancouver Writers Festival, 21-23 Oct

Good news everyone! Next month, I’ll be appearing (live and in the swarthiest of flesh) at the Vancouver Writers Festival! Having once called Vancouver home I have a heap of wonderful memories of that most pristine of coastal cities, so it’ll be great … More

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Enchantium Gas is Real (Tell Me Something I Didn’t Know)

This morning I read an article about a “quiet revolution” in theoretical physics. According to Max Tegmark, a physicist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, consciousness may in fact be an undiscovered form of matter, as in a solid, liquid or gas. He even … More

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Behold! Gügor Speaks!

At the end of May, at Book Expo America 2013, people stopping into the Penguin booth had the opportunity to speak to one of the characters from my upcoming children’s novel, The Creature Department. The character in question was Gügor, who … More

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2 Things I Love About Japan

I recently returned from an extended trip to Japan. I was there to visit my wife’s family and do a little research for writing projects that will—hopefully, eventually—see the light of day. This was my second trip since living there … More

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