Writer’s Conferences and Apotheosis Reviews

| March 23, 2011

I will be presenting this weekend at The 20th Annual Western Reserve Spring Writers’ Conference: Saturday, March 26, 2011 8:30 a.m. – 1: 30 p.m. My session will be 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. PLOTTING SCI-FI AND FANTASY: Plotting is the engine that makes a story go. You can populate your story with the most interesting […]

I invade SF Signal with my sapient army of nanobots…

| February 15, 2011

Or, maybe, a long article on world-building relating back to the Apotheosis Trilogy.  This comes right on the heels of a rather nice review they did on Messiah: A well-balanced blend of space opera elements, especially large-scale concepts; never a dull moment; interesting characters; Swann’s straightforward writing style; rich setting; carefully crafted plot; just about […]

Swann about the web

| February 7, 2011

First off, Audible has Messiah back up with the complete audio, yay! Second, I have a guest blog post up at Buried Under Books, wherin I try to tell the truth about lying. I’ve also added to the review pages for Wolfbreed; new mentions at Bookworm Blues and (you have to love this title for […]

All Messiah all the time. . .

| February 1, 2011

UPDATE: Seems to be an issue with the audio book, Audible seems to have not put the second half of it on-line yet.  I’ll let you know when that’s fixed. UPDATE #2: As of  Feb 4, the book is still down at Audible.  If you have the truncated version, they assure me you’ll be able […]

The new phonebook’s here! The new phonebook’s here!

| January 31, 2011

Actually, this, the final book in the Apotheosis Trilogy is here: Not this:

Me on the SF Signal Podcast

| January 24, 2011

Patrick Hester and John DeNardo grill me on the 25th episode of the SF Signal podcast.  You should check it out.

I owe someone at SF Signal a beer.

| December 8, 2010

Here’s the podcast.  They review their best-of-2010 lists and I actually got props from two of their panelists for Heretics.  I’m starting to get nervous, what if John doesn’t like the final book? Also, watch that podcast, I’ll be recording an interview for them this week. I will let everyone know when it gets scheduled.

We Can Has Kick-ass Cover?

| October 8, 2010

Book Stuff and Blog Stuff

| August 30, 2010

For audiobook fans, I have good news.  Blackstone Audio has just contracted to do an audiobook version of Wolf’s Cross.  I’ve also added buy links for the Audible.com versions of Prophets and Heretics.   I also finally added this widget: . To the Wolf’s Cross page.

Tying the whole thing together

| July 8, 2010

I’ve been light blogging the past few weeks because, even though I’m done with Messiah, I’m not done with Messiah.  Even though the draft is finished (so no one needs to worry about me pulling a Robert Jordon) I’m still in the midst of going through and polishing off the edges of the draft.  I’ll […]