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Dispatches from Ice Planet Wisconsin!

Winter is in full swing here in the wilds of Wisconsin, along with a pretty hairy ice storm that’s hours old as I write this. Fortunately I’m inside, writing away — and speaking of hairy, I have new reading material in the new Planet of the Apes: Tales from the Forbidden Zone anthology from Titan Books! Edited by Rich Handley and Jim Beard, the book draws upon the original five …

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Of royalty lost: Remembering Carrie Fisher

We all learned a few hours ago that Carrie Fisher passed away today, following a heart attack on Friday. Photo by Riccardo Ghilardi My initial response — on social media and off — was that I had no words. In fact, I probably have too many. I will try to organize a few now. It probably won’t help, but it’s better to do something than nothing. This has been a …

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Star Trek Prey concludes! Enter… The Hall of Heroes!

The quest is complete! The third book of my monthly trilogy for fall, Star Trek: Prey – The Hall of Heroes, is now on sale everywhere in paperback and e-book form. I’ve written a lot about the trilogy — including, most recently, on the official Star Trek blog, where I discussed the “Emperor without Victories: The Case of Kahless the Clone. I’ve also done quite a lot of podcasts in …

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My first Halo comics appear in Tales from Slipspace!

Halo turned fifteen on November 15 — so it’s fun to be right there kicking off Year 16! I’m delighted to announce that my first Halo comics story has just arrived in comics shops. The Halo: Tales from Slipspace hardcover contains “Undefeated,” a post-Halo: Guardians story by myself and artist Eric Nguyen — with colors and letters by my Knights of the Old Republic colleagues Michael Atiyeh and Michael Heisler.  …

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Trick or treat! STAR TREK: PREY Book 2: THE JACKAL’S TRICK now on sale!

Trick or treat — or trick and treat! The second part of my novel trilogy, Star Trek: Prey Book 2 – The Jackal’s Trick has just released from Simon & Schuster/Pocket Books as a mass-market paperback and in e-book format. The second act of our Klingon opera ramps up the tension significantly, with the Klingon-Federation alliance in peril as never before. Lord Korgh has seized control of the House of …

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John Jackson Miller signings and events scheduled for New York Comic Con

Busy week alert! At New York Comic-Con, I’ll be doing no less than eight signings for four publishers — and I’ll also be moderating a panel at Book Con, the convention’s sister show devoted to fiction. And in addition to that, we’ll have the world premiere of Star Trek: Prey Book 2: The Jackal’s Trick at the Simon & Schuster booth! Here’s my schedule: THURSDAY, OCT. 6 1 p.m. Dark …

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Qapla’! Star Trek: Prey Book 1 – Hells Heart lifts off!

It’s here! The first part of my first novel trilogy, Star Trek: Prey Book 1 – Hell’s Heart is now available from Simon & Schuster/Pocket Books as a mass-market paperback and in e-book format. You can find the book at your local bookstore — and also here: Amazon Barnes & Noble Books-a-Million Indiebound As the back cover will tell you: “When Klingon commander Kruge died in combat against James T. …

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Star Trek at 50 — and Star Trek: Prey Book 1 – Hell’s Heart lands in the office!

Today is the fiftieth anniversary of the airing of the first episode of Star Trek — a major moment in the pop cultural firmament to be sure. Certainly it’s important to me, having spent most of my life as a fan — and the last couple of years writing in the milieu. There are enough think pieces about Star Trek online today to create a singularity, as well as many …

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Marvel slates THE OLD REPUBLIC Vol. 2 for March release!

I’ve been busy doing proofreading rounds on three novels at once — the Star Trek Prey trilogy, out this fall — so I haven’t had much time to post. But I can share some news works upcoming and already out! Marvel has just announced a March 21, 2017 release date for Star Wars Legends: The Old Republic Epic Collection Vol. 2, containing the middle third of my Knights of the …

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My first HALO prose appears in September’s HALO: FRACTURES!

I had announced earlier this spring that my first Halo comics story would be in the new Halo: Tales from Slipspace hardcover coming from Dark Horse on October 12, 2016. Just as I did both Star Wars comics and prose, I can now announce I’ve done the same for Halo. My first Halo prose appears in Halo: Fractures, a short story anthology releasing September 20 from Simon & Schuster. Halo …

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