Saturday, June 02, 2007

Pages Awayyyy!

I've finished Implied Spaces and delivered it to the publisher.

Hurrah for me!

Though it scarcely makes any difference to my daily routine, as I promptly jumped into the next project.

Which brings me to a sort of useful idea.

It occurs to me that, since at least some folks out there will be offering congratulations (or conceivably condolences) on the delivery of my new novel, you should all do it.

I have no idea how many people read this journal. So if you all post something, I'll know.

So please post. Even if it's to plant a happy face.


Blogger tcastleb said...

:>) Congrats--that's very cool!

11:43 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...


12:32 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I hear and obey: Congrats! I look forward to buying it in 2008!

12:50 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congrats, Walter. I'm officially beginning a countdown :)
May we have some info about the new novel?

1:11 AM  
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6:27 AM  
Blogger tester said...

Congrats, now we just need it in stores :D

6:37 AM  
Blogger Glen said...

Yep, I read here. And congrats on finishing another one!

7:23 AM  
Blogger kat said...

Congrats. And hi. :)

8:09 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

HI, Walter. I'm looking forward to it. Will I see you at Bubonicon?

8:13 AM  
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8:15 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Consider this a happy face.

It took me a while to notice the request to post, I've been busy moving this last week (and am now awaiting the resulting back spasms).

So, when does Implied Spaces hit the shelves? March of next year, at a guess?

8:48 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love your books and your blog

9:28 AM  
Blogger Tracy said...

Congrats and have fun up the mountain!

10:56 AM  
Blogger Zora said...


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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congratulations on starting the new novel.

12:54 PM  
Blogger Pumphouse said...


1:01 PM  
Blogger Steven Gould said...

It is always a good thing to finish a story and double so for novels.

1:42 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Hoo boy, something to anticipate on the horizon. ETA?

2:20 PM  
Blogger Kelly said...

Can't wait to read it! Yay!

2:33 PM  
Blogger JGMotek said...

Mazal tov! I read your blog through an RSS feed to LiveJournal, but if I want to comment I have to travel specifically to your blog so I don't comment very often :-> -- Janice G.

3:55 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Happy to post a :) on your new book.

5:22 PM  
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7:57 PM  
Blogger Memerson said...

Congrats Mr. Williams.
Is it being published first in the US or UK?
I loved reading "The Praxis" series early by ordering them from, but hated paying through the nose for shipping :)

10:17 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congratulations, Who's publishing it in the uk?

5:41 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


- Captain Button

6:53 AM  
Blogger SpeakerToManagers said...

Congratulations, and may the publication process be smooth and fast.

7:01 AM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Congrats, and thanks for naming a pocket universe after my beloved cat, Topaz.


9:05 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I read. And congrats!

12:41 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

*Switching off Lurking Device*...

We want more stories with Reese in 'em!

(Even if she's quit, settled down and watched herself grow wide as the world with beer and fine cuisine, I'm sure there'd be an exosuit with a bellywheel...)

*Lurking Device rebooted*

1:26 PM  
Blogger Phy said...

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3:31 PM  
Blogger Phy said...

Hey, Walter,
I've followed your career since I pegged you as a (then) protege of of Roger Zelazny. Of course, you've grown to find your own identity and voice, and while your style has grown to be quite different, it is no less compelling in its own right.

The other primary Zelazny protege that I follow, Steven Brust, has also developed his own voice, and that is a source of some bittersweetness. I really love Brust's stuff but have had to come to grips that Roger is really and truly gone. Damn.

Anyway, as we gamers say,'gratz!

Johne (Phy) Cook
Overlord, Ray Gun Revival magazine

3:33 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congratulations, very happy for you. (Actually more happy for me to have a new one to read).


4:38 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congratulations Walter.

Scuba diver blowing bubbles

Hi to Kathy


5:55 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Congratulations. Really looking forward to reading it.

6:33 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congratulations. Finish a book, start a book... 8-).

8:46 PM  
Blogger Chris McLaren said...


Now it's on the Nightshade boys to get me my fix.

9:23 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congratulations from a fan :)

12:04 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Plz to accept w00tage, kplzthxbye.

(Hunh. Weird, it's not taking my Blogger password. I blame society.)

1:03 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is great news. Your stuff is GOOD!

1:30 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just wandered by, but congrats! Impressed that you were ready to jump right into the next one.
--Chris Willrich

2:41 PM  
Blogger Aragos said...

:) Congratulations!

2:46 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congratulations! I look forward to reading it.

5:44 AM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Hey, that's cool. Nice to hear it.

1:41 PM  
Blogger Bruce said...

Good news!

11:23 PM  
Blogger PureDoxyk said...

Yay for new novels that I know I'll want to read! Tell that publisher to hurry up. ;)

8:49 AM  
Blogger Goldenstar said...

Great work!

12:55 PM  
Blogger Goldenstar said...

Great work!

12:55 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


Doug M.

2:34 PM  
Blogger qtera said...

Well, A few days late but Congratulations!
You're the best!
Love, Patricia

5:09 PM  
Blogger Jo Walton said...

Well done!

And I'm very impressed with how you just go on to the next one without missing a beat.

7:49 AM  
Blogger Paul Weimer said...


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Blogger dubjay said...

Down from the mountain at last. So there are 59 of you! Now if only each one of you would talk about my work to the next 1000 people that you meet, we might be able to start wagging this here long tail . . .

Implied Spaces doesn't have a UK publisher as yet, or any publisher outside the US. I trust my agent is working on this.

I don't actually know of a firm publication date, but March 2008 seems reasonable.

As for what it's about . . . well, it's tricksy. It takes place in a future full of technological widgetry that I don't think anyone else has yet thought of, and it's full of color, action, romance, poetry, and mordant reflection.

But it's tricksy. Mostly, it's tricksy.

4:19 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Tricksy is good, except in hobbitses.

Looking forward to it.


7:18 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

congratulations - can't wait to read it.

2:55 PM  
Blogger mdmnm said...

Belated congrats! I look forward to reading it.

11:09 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

A new novel!

I have a reason to live now!


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Anonymous Anonymous said...


What's the next novel? :)

4:41 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

belated Yays!

7:04 AM  

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