Robert J. Sawyer

Hugo and Nebula Award-Winning Science Fiction Writer

Archive for the 'WWW' Category


Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

Well, I didn’t want to have to do it, but it became a necessity: I wrote today to both of my charming, wonderful editors — Ginjer Buchanan in New York and Laura Shin in Toronto — and asked for deadline extensions on Watch and Wonder, the second and third volumes of my WWW trilogy. The […]

Too obscure?

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

Anybody besides me able to tell what I’m riffing on here, in a scene I’m working on for my novel Watch? (“Caitlin” is a character’s name; otherwise, I’m directly quoting something that resonates with the scene I’m writing): His voice was its usual monotone. “Caitlin, if I may …” “If …? Oh!” She got out […]

Fictionwise finally has part one of Wake

Monday, September 8th, 2008

The first of four installments of the full-text serialization of my next novel, Wake, is in the November 2008 issue of Analog, released electronically today (weeks after it came out in hardcopy!). You can get it at Fictionwise here. The Robert J. Sawyer Web Site

Caitlin revealed!

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

On top is the cover for my next novel, Wake, coming in April 2009 from Ace Science Fiction and Penguin Canada. The girl depicted is Caitlin Decter, the novel’s protagonist. On the bottom is a picture of my wife, Carolyn Clink, when she was in Grade 6. I think the resemblance is uncanny. :) And, no, […]

Wake part 1 in Analog out now

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

The November 2008 issue of Analog Science Fiction and Fact is now on newsstands. It contains the first of four installments of a full-text serialization (not an abridgment) of my 18th novel, Wake — so here’s your chance to be among the first (30,000 or so!) people to read it. :) The rest of the […]

First look at Wake cover

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

Above is the cover for Wake, the first volume of my WWW trilogy, coming from Ace Science Fiction and Penguin Canada on April 7, 2009. Here’s a larger version. I think it’s magnificent. The art and design are by Rita Frangie. The cover copy for the book will read: Caitlin Decter is young, pretty, feisty, […]

Analog teaser for Wake

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

The October 2008 issue of Analog Science Fiction and Fact is out, and in the “In Times to Come” section at the back, which plugs the following issue, we find this teaser for my next novel, Wake: Next month (our November issue) we begin another mind-stretching serial by Robert J. Sawyer, with a cover by […]

Analog to serialize Wake

Thursday, March 27th, 2008

[Update: Robert J. Sawyer’s novel Wake is now out in book form — read all about it here.] Pssst! Wanna be among the very first to read Wake, the first volume of the WWW trilogy by Robert J. Sawyer? Subscribe to Analog Science Fiction and Fact, the world’s top-selling English-language SF magazine. I’m thrilled to […]

Seven RJS novels coming from

Friday, December 21st, 2007

I’ve been a very satisfied customer since March 2001, and so I’m particularly delighted to report that has jut bought audio-book rights to seven of my novels: Calculating God Plus the complete Neanderthal Parallax trilogy, consisting of: Hominids Humans Hybrids And (as they are released in print form) my complete upcoming WWW trilogy, […]

New deal with Penguin in Canada and USA

Tuesday, May 8th, 2007

Well, since it’s the lead story right now on the (by subscription) website for Quill & Quire, the Canadian publishing trade journal, and since I’m scheduled to speak about this today (Tuesday, May 8, 2007) to Cynthia Good’s class in the Creative Book Publishing Program at Humber College, I suppose I should say something here, […]