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Alexander Irvine
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In Which I Get to Know Batman Again
Since it's listed on various web sites, I guess I can say that I have a Batman novel coming out in June from the swell folks at Titan Books! It's called The Riddler's Gambit , and it takes place between Arkham City and the forthcoming Arkham Knight video ga...
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Two New Books Out Tomorrow
Behold the slick cover art for Thor and The Incredible Hulk , the next two books in my series of junior novelizations of Marvel's Phase One movies. They're out tomorrow! ...and in a couple of months you'll be able to add The Avengers to your collection.
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Holiday Shopping Note: Signed Books
If you happen to be planning to buy a book I wrote for a holiday gift, please buy it from a local store. If you would like a signed copy of a book I wrote, buy it from Longfellow Books in Portland and I'll go over there and sign it. (This offer good year-ro...
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Ursula K. Le Guin's Speech at the NBA Ceremony
I know I already talked about this, but if you are a writer or a reader or someone who has any interest in American arts and culture, you really should watch this speech.
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Audio Version of "Wizard's Six"
Clarkesworld has done an audio version of my story "Wizard's Six," recently reprinted there after its original appearance in F&SF back in 2007. Have a listen... ...and if you like it, you can head over to PS Publishing and pick up Mare Ultima ( print | eboo...
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A Brief Rant on a Popular Meme
I confess that I hate this meme. Speaking as someone who has written a fair number of books, I can tell you that a) authors don't always know what they mean; b) even when we think we do, the book is often doing something else that we don't notice until read...
I confess that I hate this meme. Speaking as someone who has written a fair number of books, I can tell you that a) authors don't always know what they mean; b) even when we think we do, the book is often doing something else...
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interesting posts. liked them. we should do a reshare team up. Thoughts?
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Off-the-Cuff Thoughts on a Tweet About Video Gaming and Childhood
This tweet by the estimable Leigh Alexander got me thinking... something about the loyal adult Nintendo fan makes me fearful --is feeling child-like the most important thing about games, for them? — Leigh Alexander (@leighalexander) January 14, 2015 ...and ...
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2014 Writing Recap
An Atlantic Monthly -style rundown of my keyboard activities during the year almost past... Words of prose fiction written: approximately 400,000 SpecOps scripts written for Avengers Alliance : 8 Season 2 chapter scripts written for Avengers Alliance : 5 Ne...
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My Letter Advocating Police Cameras
Dear [Elected Representative], This letter is a call for congressional action to mandate that every police officer in this nation be outfitted with body cameras. Further, I call for the disabling or loss of those cameras to be made an actionable offense. Ou...
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The Luxury of a Messy First Draft
One of the things I have occasion to think about, a lot and in great depth (or at least the kind of focus that one hopes will result in great depth), is the difference between working on original and licensed fiction. I do a great deal of the latter, and en...
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Happy Birthday, Marvel Puzzle Quest
Tomorrow it'll be a year since Marvel Puzzle Quest first appeared. I have the privilege to write this game (after Frank Tieri did all the hard work getting its initial Dark Reign storyline started), and I want to thank each and every one of the 3.7 million ...
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Coming Up: Eight Books in Six Months
Here's a rundown of what I've got coming out between now and March... Season 2 of Sleepy Hollow is just around the corner, and to get you warmed up for it, here's The Secret Journal of Ichabod Crane , out today! Also, next month you'll be able to pick up th...
Here's a rundown of what I've got coming out between now and March... Season 2 of Sleepy Hollow is just around the corner, and to get you warmed up for it, here's The Secret Journal of Ichabod Crane, out today! Also, next m...
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South Portland, Maine
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Ann Arbor, Michigan - Denver, Colorado - Sudbury, Massachusetts - Arlington, Texas - Orono, Maine - Ypsilanti, Michigan - Boulder, Colorado - Flint, Michigan - Marshall, Michigan - Milford, New Hampshire - Portland, Maine
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Books: Buyout, Pacific Rim, The Narrows, Adventures of Tintin, Transformers: Exodus, Supernatural Guide to Monsters, Demons, Spirits, and Ghouls

Games: Marvel Avengers Alliance, Marvel War of Heroes, Marvel Puzzle Quest

Comics: Daredevil Noir, Iron Man: Rapture, Hellstorm: Son of Satan
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  • University of Michigan
  • University of Maine
  • University of Denver
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