Robert J. Sawyer

Hugo and Nebula Award-Winning Science Fiction Writer

Archive for December, 2010

Easton Press cancels “Signed First Editions of Science Fiction”

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

Another indication of the sad state of publishing: The Easton Press is canceling its long-running Signed First Editions of Science Fiction series, a collection of leather-bound volumes signed by the authors. They’d done my Illegal Alien — which had been my last title in the 1990s for Ace — and, as soon as I moved […]

Best fan letter ever

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Recently received:This is a heart-felt “thank you” arriving seven months late. It took months of reading and re-reading WWW: Watch to put together words that can express my moment of ecstasy of reading that book, and the warmth that has stayed with me since. Upon absorbing the conversation between Dr. Kuroda and Caitlin pertaining to […]

Canada’s answer to …

Monday, December 13th, 2010

I rather like putting meta-references in my books (sly things that acknowledge that they are, in fact, fiction), and sometimes I give a freebie to the reviewers — a chance for them to take a free shot (I still regret letting myself being talked out of calling my second short-story collection Infodumps). An example: for […]