Last fall, I surprised myself by selling the magazine rights for The Runabout to Asimov’s. Yes, before you ask, there will still be a standalone book edition, but this magazine publication comes first.
This week, the issue appeared, making The Runabout the first novel published in its entirety in Asimov’s in the magazine’s 40-year history. I’m grateful for all the faith that Sheila Williams has in my work. As a former digest magazine editor, I know how much an editor has to believe in a writer to use up that much real estate on one piece of fiction.
If you want to sample the story before picking up the issue, click here for the excerpt.
The actual standalone book will appear in October in ebook, paper, and audio editions. So if you can wait for that, go ahead. (I’ll let you know when you can preorder it.) But you can find out what happens next right here, right now, by getting Asimov’s, and you’ll also get even more great fiction from some of my favorite short fiction writers (including but not limited to Karen Joy Fowler and Dale Bailey).
Asimov’s is available as both print and ebook editions. You can get the magazine on Amazon, but you can also order from the Asimov’s website itself.
City of Ruins has finally reached bookstores and e-bookstores. It’s already getting stellar reviews. Pick up your copy today.
Also, to read a review of Diving into the Wreck, the first book in the series, and to read an interview about the development of the world and books, click here.
In the October/November issue, Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine has just published the latest story in the “Diving” universe–a novella that might have some surprises for you Diving Into The Wreck fans. You can order copies electronically via Kindle or Fictionwise, get a copy at your newsstand, or order directly from Asimov’s here.
Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine will publish another story in the Diving universe in their October/November issue. Called “Becoming One with The Ghosts,” the story will explore yet another side of the universe. I’ll announce here when the issue is out, but you might want to pre-order here.