The Machine Stops

News, Interviews, and Miscellanea from the desk of Garrett Calcaterra.

Wait, what? Dreamwielder’s 10-Year Anniversary.

  • Dreamwielder will turn 10 in March, 2023 🤯 
  • To celebrate, I’ll be hosting a series of promotions and giveaways 
  • Read Dreamwielder again, gift the book to others, or discover it yourself for the first time 
  • As always, I encourage you…
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My Fantasy Book Reading List

Hello! It's been a good long while since I've posted anything here, but the fine folks at a new site for readers called Shepherd (think an indy version of Goodreads that's more reader- and author-friendly) asked me to write my…

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Holiday Shopping Guide

Once again, the holidays are encroaching upon us, and this time around we're hurtling headlong into a brand new decade. I'd like to thank all my readers, friends, and family for their support through the 2010's. I'm looking forward to…

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Free Spooky October Read

It's been a long while since I've posted a writing update—seven months, to be precise. I wish I could say it's because I've been head-down finishing up work on a pair of new books, but, alas, I've been consumed with…

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Find Me at FOGcon 9

I'm excited to announce that I will be appearing at FOGcon 9 in Walnut Creek, California. Attending this convention has become an annual tradition for me, in part because it's local and feasible for me to attend without extensive travel…

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News on My Backlist Titles

It's odd how certain events align themselves in our lives. Last month was one of those occasions for me, as I received word that not one, but two of my older books are going out of print: Umbral Visions and…

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Free East Bay Workshop - How to Get Published

I'll be leading the third and final free workshop at the Manor Library in San Leandro, California on Monday, August 6, from 6:30pm - 7:30pm. This session will be covering all the details on the path to publication, from…

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