Author Archives: Mike Reeves-McMillan

About Mike Reeves-McMillan

Mike Reeves-McMillan lives in Auckland, New Zealand, the setting of his Auckland Allies contemporary urban fantasy series; and also in his head, where the weather is more reliable, and there are a lot more wizards. He also writes the Gryphon Clerks series (steampunk/magepunk), the Hand of the Trickster series (sword-and-sorcery heist capers), and short stories which have appeared in venues such as Compelling Science Fiction and Cosmic Roots and Eldritch Shores.

Guping is on its way

Just found this BBC article about “beaming” yourself into avatars. Reality is catching up with my fiction. Oh, and this: brain-scan-controlled robot. Thanks to Larissa Hammond for these.

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Reviews and Responses

I recently talked to someone I know on Google+ about _Gu_ and he picked it up and read it. He totally gets it, as this blog post shows: It’s Gu-tastic!. And another Plusser, in a non-public post on G+ itself, … Continue reading

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Gu, the Kindle edition

Having recently discovered how damn easy it is, I’ve published Gu in a Kindle edition. At the moment, only Kindle – I’m giving their KDP Select thing a whirl, where you give it to them exclusively for 90 days, so … Continue reading

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New novel: The Gryphon Clerks

Gu readers, I’ve started a new novel, The Gryphon Clerks. Heroic steampunk-fantasy civil servants. Go now and subscribe to updates!

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New novel: The Y People

Just to let anyone know who’s subscribed to this blog but not City of Masks: Over there, I’ve started a new novel called The Y People. (That link is to Chapter 1.) It’s quite different from Gu, but then, almost … Continue reading

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City of Masks on Authonomy

I’ve just added my previous novel City of Masks on Authonomy, which is a website Harper-Collins Publishers have set up to get the reading public to help them choose books for publication. If you want to help me out, especially … Continue reading

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And that’s all he wrote. For now, anyway. I may eventually, when things are slow, revise this and put it on Lulu, but it hasn’t generated much interest so far and I have other projects to move onto. It’s short … Continue reading

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You are Callie Arnold again, being interviewed by Halwaz in your home. “You have become something of a celebrity, haven’t you?” she asks. You flush. Clearly there is an emotional charge to this word. “Not really by choice. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Professor Allan Scott is dressed in a girl’s school uniform, a blonde wig, and robes, and reading a volume entitled Hogwarts: A History. He puts it down and smiles at us welcomingly through his now rather incongruous white beard. “Yupe,” … Continue reading

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“Any communications technology is, sooner or later, going to be used for a sexual purpose,” you say. “No, scratch that – there’s no ‘sooner or later’. Sooner.” Reverse shot to Halwaz’s perspective, revealing that you began this scene from the … Continue reading

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