Appearances

Winter update

A busy winter here — finished my latest Star Trek novel, and we should be able to announce more about that soon. In the meantime, a couple of appearances are slated before the spring thaw: I’ll be appearing at Richmond GalaxyCon Feb. 28-March 1 on behalf of Bard’s Tower. And my return trip again to MidSouthCon (March 20-22) is made more special because literary guest of honor will be my …

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Fall update: Two new Star Wars books, new Star Wars comics, Halo, and more!

There’s been a whole bunch of news, and things have only slowed down long enough now for me to be able to post about them: This week sees the release of Star Wars: From A Certain Point of View, in which I have a story about the Tusken Raiders we see in Star Wars: A New Hope. This charity edition supports First Book, a literacy organization, and includes stories from …

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My next Halo work appears in HALO: RISE OF ATRIOX!

It’s was an insanely busy April for me, event-wise, with Galaxy Comics’ Anniversary Star Trek Day in Memphis followed by Star Wars: Celebration in Orlando and Planet Comicon in Kansas City — and May starts out busy, too, with two events in the Chicago area May 6… 12 p.m.: Algonquin Public Library 3 p.m.: Arlington Heights Public Library …and then another at the Portage County Public Library in downtown Stevens Point, …

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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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Indiana Comic Con!

Just a quick post to alert the masses: I will be a guest at Indiana Comic Con, signing April 29-May 1 at the Wordfire Press booth, number 243. I will also be doing a panel discussion version of my Rule the Galaxy Together: Writing in a Shared Universe presentation Saturday at 3 in Room 140 with special guests Jody Lynn Nye and Eric Flint. It’s my first Indiana convention since …

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Now available: My new Star Wars story in RISE OF THE EMPIRE!

New Star Wars fiction alert! I’ve been working hard this year on my Star Trek: Prey trilogy for 2016, but I did some commuting between galaxies to provide a new short story for Star Wars: Rise of the Empire, available Oct. 6 in print and e-book release. Rise of the Empire is a massive 700-page compendium that collects the two canon novels from 2014, my own Star Wars: A New …

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June signings in Illinois

I interrupt this spring of writing to alert you to the following events… First, I’ll be at the Joliet Public Library’s Star Wars Day on Saturday, June 6 in Joliet, Ill. It’s a huge event, with a costume parade out front. My first time there; I’m looking forward to being a part of it. And then on Saturday June 13 I’ll be at the complete other end of the state, …

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Some moments from my Celebration Anaheim trip

Signing for a princess. Photo by Del Rey. Back from Star Wars Celebration Anaheim, my fourth one of these events and the best yet, in my estimation. I’m thankful to the team at Random House/Del Rey, Lucasfilm, and the event organizers for making it a great experience for me. While the release of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer was naturally and quite deservedly the big news of the …

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My Star Wars Celebration Anaheim schedule

Ahoy there! Here be my tentative schedule for Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, April 19-22: Thursday, 11:00 a.m. to 12 noon Signing at the Mysterious Galaxy booth Thursday, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Rule the Galaxy Together: Writing in a Shared Universe, Star Wars University room, 206AB • This is my first how-to seminar at any Celebration, and I’m pretty excited about it: I’ve gathered up a number of pointers …

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Star Wars: A New Dawn paperback now available — plus production notes!

And another book for your shelf! Star Wars: A New Dawn is now available in paperback at your local bookseller — and you can also, at long last, find my production notes, trivia, and answers to frequently asked questions here on the site. It’s a wide-ranging document, covering the creation of the book and including trivia that hits stops everywhere from the Civil War to the Russian Revolution, while taking …

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