The Machine Stops

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

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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Hosting East Bay Writer's Workshop

If you live in the East Bay Area of California and are interested in writing narrative fiction or non-fiction, please join me at the Manor Library in San Leandro, California for a workshop I'll be leading on July 2, from…

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