Category Archives: The Black Box

The Black Box on Year’s Best List

The Black Box, with a cover by Connie, is on the 2011 Year’s Best list published by Resource Links, a Canadian periodical for teacher-librarians. The Black Box is the third of the Cassandra Virus books, science fiction for 9-13 year-olds … Continue reading

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The Black Box is now out!

Ahh, I hate to bump that beautiful toned panel off the top of the list, but it’s time for a book announcement. The Black Box, the third Cassandra Virus book, is now out. You can all dash off to order … Continue reading

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HalCon

Turns out I’m off to Halcon — the Halifax sf convention — at the end of the month. Am I going to wander around in a Peacekeeper uniform? Errr … no. I’m not giving any workshops either. Actually, I’m going … Continue reading

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New Header & Progress on Storyboards

If you come by often, you might have noticed we have a new header. The old one was a slice across the book cover from The Storyteller. The new one is showing off our manga-style portraits recently done by Connie. … Continue reading

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Progress on The Black Box

The Black Box has reached the proof stage, the cover art is done, and the book will be out in January 2011. Meanwhile, here’s a bit of a introduction to the new story. Our Heroes, of course, are Jordan and … Continue reading

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Hurricane Earl a damp squib?

Hurricane Earl seems to have taken a more easterly path than Environment Canada was predicting yesterday, and is going across Nova Scotia and PEI, rather than coming up the Bay of Fundy. Now a mere post tropical storm, it seems … Continue reading

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Black Box cover art! And Hurricane Earl.

I think I mentioned in an earlier post that Connie is doing the cover art for my latest book, which is coming out later this autumn. Authors don’t usually get to have much say over cover art; there’s an article … Continue reading

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