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I thought this was pretty nifty: My friend Felicia Day and I had books that came out on the same day, and look where the both of us ended up on the USA Today bestseller list: Next door neighbors!
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And with the way the photos are getting smooshed together, you've now got "You're Never Weird on the End of All Things"

Perhaps Google is suggesting a collaborative work? ;)
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I'm featured today over at Lifehacker for their weekly "How I Work" bit. Go check it out!

http://lifehacker.com/im-john-scalzi-and-this-is-how-i-work-1720935145
John Scalzi is a Hugo award-winning author of science fiction. He’s also an occasional columnist, a regular (and often hilarious) blogger, an active Tweeter, television consultant, and more. And when people mention Scalzi’s name, it’s usually followed by “how does he write so much?”
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work your work - looks like you rising to new heights
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I'm in the New York Times today, along with Tayari Jones, Sloane Crosley, Nell Zink, Gary Shteyngart and Junot Diaz, sharing stories about being on book tour. My story involves buttercream frosting. Oh, yes. 

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/07/22/books/26segel-sidebar.html
Authors recount memorable moments on tour.
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The End of All Things US Tour 2015 -- dates, times, cities and an FAQ are all available at my Web site. Come see me on tour!

http://whatever.scalzi.com/2015/07/06/the-end-of-all-things-tour-cities-and-dates-and-an-faq/
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Madison, but no Minneapolis?
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Over at Sundance.tv, where I am writing occasional things about film, I’ve created a quiz in honor of the upcoming Jurassic World movie, featuring somewhat obscure trivia from the first three Jurassic Park films. Get all of the quiz questions correct, and you survive. Miss one or more, and you get killed and possibly eaten by a dinosaur. Which dinosaur? It depends on how many questions you miss!

http://www.sundance.tv/blog/2015/06/what-dinosaur-will-kill-you-a-quiz-65-million-years-in-the-making#
"Jurassic World" comes out this Friday, and if the trailer is any indication, once again the hubris of humanity exposes it to the wrath of…
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+John Scalzi​ I just got eaten by a compsognathus.
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While I was at BEA, the folks at Amazon interviewed me about The End of All Things, my upcoming novel. Here's the interview. Enjoy!

https://youtu.be/RHbAbeAw7ww
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I loved picking up the individual audio chapters for "The Human Division". Really excited about this book!
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For those of you interested in sales numbers and other nerdery like that, I look into the hardcover-era sales of Lock In and talk about what they might mean for me and for the genre. Feel free to share.

http://whatever.scalzi.com/2015/08/10/the-state-of-a-genre-title-2015/
Eighteen months ago, as Redshirts moved from its hardcover era into trade paperback, I did an examination of its sales to the point, across all its formats, and chatted about what its sales meant, or didn't mean, and what we could learn from the numbers. Last week, Lock In, my most recent novel ...
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Interesting on the large number of audiobook sales. I was an ebook buyer. Because I have a 30 half commute each way 5x a week, I have listened to more audiobooks than normal books in the past year.
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Just a reminder that in less than a week, The End of All Things will be out and my book tour begins! If you're where I'm going, I hope you'll come to see me, and bring along every single person you've ever met. It's going to be fun. More tour details here:

http://whatever.scalzi.com/2015/07/06/the-end-of-all-things-tour-cities-and-dates-and-an-faq/
A new book means a new tour, and this year I'm hitting 18 cities over three weeks. Yow! As always, if you're in one of the cities I am visiting, please come to see me and bring every single person you've ever met in your life with you. It'll be fun! I'll read from an upcoming work (this is an ...
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+Nathan McKinney admittedly, the audience is still limited, but growing. The protagonist in +Ernest Cline's Armada is from Beaverton.
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In honor of the Pluto flyby today, here's a link to "Pluto Tells All," an interview I had with Pluto, back in 2007, in which we discuss the demotion, which planets are good people, and why Pluto has a problem with Phil Collins. Enjoy!

https://subterraneanpress.com/magazine/spring_2007/fiction_pluto_tells_all_by_john_scalzi
Subterranean Press is widely considered to be among the finest specialty publishers in the horror, suspense, fantasy and dark mystery genres.
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You know, in all the New Horizons coverage, I kept thinking that I should check and see what amusing reaction Scalzi might have posted. Somehow I missed this piece the first time around, so thanks!
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I'm giving away a signed advance reader copy of The End of All Things, and all you have to do to be eligible to win it is to recommend a (newish) book. But hurry, the contest ends 1pm eastern on July 9. Details at the link (which is also where you should leave your recommendations; recs left elsewhere, including here, won't count!)

http://whatever.scalzi.com/2015/07/08/win-an-arc-of-the-end-of-all-things/
See the ARC of The End of Things that Zeus is assiduously guarding and/or not actually giving a damn about? It could be yours! It could be yours because I'm running a contest to give it away. And here's what you do to enter: In the comment thread, recommend a book that you enjoyed, ...
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Zeus is back in the Chair of Command. ;-)
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A starred review of The End of All Things in Publishers Weekly! A starred review means the magazine found the book to be of special note (which is, you know, nice).
http://publishersweekly.com/978-0-7653-7607-7
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i'd recommend reading The Human Division and The End of All Things in that order
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Hey! The first novella-length episode of The End of All Things, called "The Life of the Mind" is out NOW at your favorite eBook retailer. Over on my site I talk a little bit about the story and where you can get it. I hope you like it and tell your friends about it!

http://whatever.scalzi.com/2015/06/09/the-life-of-the-mind-episode-one-of-the-end-of-all-things-out-now/
Today's the day! “The Life on the Mind,” the first of four novella-length episodes of The End of All Things, the new novel in the Old Man's War series, is now out in electronic form and available at your favorite electronic retailer. Here's the official synopsis of the episode: “A ...
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I just St bought it from Amazon.
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