Fair warning: This particular blog entry consists of shameless self-promotion. First, Tachyon Publications is running a contest to publicize my July bio-thriller, Dogs. The contest invites you to submit a picture of your dog. Prizes will be given. I'm not sure what the judging criteria are -- given the nature of the book, the prizes should go to the most vicious-looking, dangerous animal, but I don't think that's what Tachyon has in mind. The entries so far are mostly of very cute dogs (although not as cute as mine). At any rate, here is the URL:
More conventionally, a local Barnes & Noble is holding a triple book launch party on Saturday, June 21. The books being launched are Robert Sawyer's novel Identity Theft, Nick DiChario's novel Valley of Day-Glo, and my short story collection Nano Comes To Clifford Falls and Other Stories. The event is at the Pittsford Plaza B&N, on Monroe Avenue, Pittsford, NY at 7:00 p.m. I'd love to meet some of you posters and lurkers there. But don't bring your dogs.