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un mar sin estrellas

The Spanish edition of THE STARLESS SEA, UN MAR SIN ESTRELLAS, is forthcoming from Umbriel Editores. It arrives on November 12th, 2019 and is now available to preorder.

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signed books now available

I have been trying to figure out a good system for ordering signed, personalized books for years and I finally have one, I am so very grateful to everyone who helped make this happen. Signed and personalized copies of The Night Circus (in both paperback & hardcover) as well as signed and personalized pre-orders for […]

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now we are forty-one

Today I am forty-one which makes the blog/website eleven years old. I would like to apologize to the blog for neglecting it so much in recent years and missing its tenth birthday last year because we were away for my birthday. (Next year I will remember, when the blog gets to be twelve and I […]

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the starless sea – uk cover

This is the UK cover for THE STARLESS SEA from Harvill Secker, designed by the incomparable Suzanne Dean. I am so delighted to finally be able to share it, I’ve had the full wrap-around version set as my wallpaper since the moment I received it. My darling UK publishers also put together a list of […]

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the starless sea – us cover

Dusting off the blog to show off Doubleday‘s beautiful cover for the US edition of THE STARLESS SEA. Art by Dan Funderburgh, design by John Fontana. Many more things to follow, more covers, more keys. Will post here & elsewhere when they’re shareable. In the meantime I’ve added a page for THE STARLESS SEA over […]

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2018

This year felt like it was a million years long. This was the year I finally finished The Starless Sea, or very nearly finished since I’m about to hand in reviewed copyedits (note to publishers: January 2nd due dates are mean) and I’ll have one more final pass sometime after that and then it will […]

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the starless sea

Hello website that has been languishing away and gathering dust, it’s been awhile. I even managed to miss the 10 year anniversary of the blog back in the summer but I was busy turning 40 and trying to finish writing this book. It’s finished, by the way. It’s called The Starless Sea. It will be […]

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2017

Oh, 2017. You were a year. I’m not even sure where 2017 went. It seems like it was just snowing and now it’s snowing again. Perpetual winter though I’m pretty sure there was a summer in between. The still-new house is more house-like, more us and more lived in. There are still places missing furniture […]

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birthday

Today I am 39. My grandmother used to say she was 39, every year, and when I was young and my dad turned 40 I was very confused as to how he could be older than his mother. Math is hard. Age is just a number. I believe this means the website/blog is 9 years […]

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springtime & snow

It is officially spring and we are still buried in snow. Confused little flowers are trying to bud in the yard and the sun feels spring-like sometimes, coercing things to melt. Slowly. Adam took some photos of me mid-blizzard last week. We got two feet of snow. Most of it is still here. There are […]

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