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Wild Cards at the Jean Cocteau

Heads up, Wild Cards fans! This weekend some of the your favorite Wild Cards authors will be gathering at the Jean Cocteau Cinema for an author event and mass signing.

The list of attending authors will include (but not necessarily be limited to):

GEORGE R.R. MARTIN (Lohengrin, Popinjay, the Great and Powerful Turtle)
MELINDA M. SNODGRASS (Dr. Tachyon, Dr. Finn, Double Helix)
WALTER JON WILLIAMS (Golden Boy, Modular Man, Pop Tart)
VICTOR MILAN (Cap'n Trips, The Darkness, Dust)
JOHN JOS. MILLER (Carnifex, Yeoman, the Midnight Angel)
CARRIE VAUGHN (Earth Witch, Curveball, Wild Fox)
CAROLINE SPECTOR (The Amazing Bubbles)
WALTON (BUD) SIMONS (Mr. Nobody, Mr. Dutton, Little Fat Boy)
CHRISTOPHER ROWE (Theodorus, Hardhat)
DANIEL ABRAHAM (Jonathan Hive)
DIANA ROWLAND (The Mosquito Whisperer)
DAVID ANTHONY DURHAM (Infamous Black Tongue)
LAURA J. MIXON (Lamia, The Candle)
SAGE WALKER (Zoe, the Animator)
MICHAEL CASSUTT (Cash Mitchell, Stuntman)
DAVID D. LEVINE (The Cartoonist, the Recycler)
KEVIN ANDREW MURPHY (Captain Flint, the Jokertown Boys, Will O Wisp)

and... last but certainly not least... the guy who started it all, Jetboy's daddy...


Here's your chance to get all your Wild Cards books signed... and signed... and signed.

And we'll have plenty of stock of the non-Wild Cards books by our attending writers (yes, we let them write other things too), which they will be glad to scribble in as well.

The fun will start at the JCC at 4:30 on the afternoon of Sunday, October 8.

Aces, jokers, deuces, even nats: all of you are welcome. See you there!

((Comments welcome... about Wild Cards and the JCC. Off topic comments will be deleted))


Oct. 2nd, 2017 07:21 pm (UTC)
I know Studs Terkel and Hunter S. Thompson exist in the Wild Cards universe, but how about yourself or any of the other Wild Cards authors?

Hope you all have a great time.
Aaron Huffman
Oct. 2nd, 2017 09:05 pm (UTC)
Off-topic, but this was one rough day and I know you love music. Any thoughts on Tom Petty? He was one of the greats.
Oct. 2nd, 2017 10:13 pm (UTC)
Re: Petty
This has been a terrible few months. So many deaths.
Jim Heneghan
Oct. 3rd, 2017 04:36 am (UTC)
Audiobook Publishing dates
When are we hoping to see the audiobooks for Wild Cards VIII and beyond drop as well as their associated reprints? I have been TRAWLING the internet for that information since finishing Deadman's Hand.

Also bummed I didn't know about this gathering sooner, would have tried to make the trip to get my copy of The Jolsen Story signed.
Oct. 3rd, 2017 05:50 pm (UTC)
Re: Audiobook Publishing dates
I am sure there will be more audiobooks eventually, but they have not been scheduled or recorded yet.

The next two books in the pipeline are volumes eight and nine, ONE-EYED JACKS and JOKERTOWN SHUFFLE. We are adding two NEW stories to each of those volumes, as we did with books one and four, and that process takes a bit of time.
Jim Heneghan
Oct. 3rd, 2017 07:49 pm (UTC)
Re: Audiobook Publishing dates
Ah, well the audiobooks were a great introduction to the series. After years on the fence about Wild Cards the first audiobook opened my world to both the awesomeness of Wild Cards and to audiobooks in general!

I'm excited about the new work being added to ONE-EYED JACKS. I won't ask you when they'll be out since I know the answer will be when they're ready. Just excited to know it's in the pipeline.
Oct. 4th, 2017 10:38 am (UTC)
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Oct. 5th, 2017 09:28 am (UTC)
Possible conclusion
Have you been editing/writing Wild Cards with specific end in mind? Or is it going to be like a comic book series or marvel extended universe etc that does not need to have an end?
Oct. 5th, 2017 09:37 am (UTC)
What a line-up
You don't really realise how good Wildcards has it until you see that line-up. Waldrop, especially, is an underrated star; I wish I could meet him and have him tell me about Golden Age comics.
Chris Ward
Oct. 6th, 2017 11:01 pm (UTC)
Roger Zelazny
No disrespect to any of the other authors but sadly the one I would have loved to have met has passed away. Mr. Zelazny wrote some of the greatest stories to have ever been told. What a great and unique writer he was. What was your favorite tale that he wrote?
Oct. 7th, 2017 12:13 am (UTC)
Re: Roger Zelazny
LORD OF LIGHT, among the novels.

The short work is harder. So many favorites.

But Roger was a giant. We shall not see his like again.
Chris Ward
Oct. 7th, 2017 06:14 pm (UTC)
Re: Roger Zelazny
I loved Lord of Light as well. Both of you guys are giants. Thanks for some brilliant writing!


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