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Once you accept the basic premise, though, things get tense in a hurry, which makes for some excellent storytelling.

I ran with it. It kept coming up over the entire mountain and killing everybody. They like to talk about it. I read extensively in the field, attended seminars, made some contacts, and then mercilessly hounded them via email. GFTW: You damage and even kill characters your readers come to like. Were these a conscious decisions, or did the plot necessitate it?

JC: My favorite character in the original Star Wars movies in Wedge, a guy who survives in the background for all three episodes. I think he says about twelve words in A New Hope. What the heck am I talking about? Well, I think Wedge is probably the most real-to-life aspect of those movies. For me, it detracts from a story when you know that the heroine will always be a hot, buxom chick who prances through hails of gunfire without a scratch — or if the hero is always a chiseled smart-aleck good with the ladies, of course who also seems to find himself unscathed while hundreds of spear carriers fall bloodily around him.

Sometimes the good guys are just backed so far into a corner that not everybody is going to make it out. JC: Some genius at Ace wrote the tagline across the top of the first book, which I absolutely love. But those eight words capture the tone of the book perfectly. GFTW: Writing suspense can be difficult. What writing tools or tricks do you use to generate that intense level of suspense?

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JC: A lot of this goes back to the idea that the heroes cannot be immortal. None of us are invulnerable, and, if you want readers to care about your characters, the people in the book need to be like the people in the real world. That their souls or their honor are at stake means far more. The larger drama is never as fascinating as the individual risk and our deepest fears and hopes.

Also, the formidable Tim Powers taught me that in every scene there should be at least two things happening.

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The most gripping scenes are the ones with multiple layers of conflict. GFTW: Politics plays a role in your first book, and becomes increasing important in the second. Why is politics and its effect on scientific research so integral to your story? JC: In one of my favorite old Heinlein novels, Double Star , Dak Broadbent is a simple, footloose pilot who takes on a critical role in government even though his frustration and the long hours he spends haggling in congress seem out of character.

None of us exists in a vacuum. How we deal with allies and enemies is a huge part of our success or failure. In the Plague novels, the geopolitical map has changed beyond recognition. As you might expect, I was less than excited to withdraw my name from the shortlist, but I knew I was ineligible, it had said that I was ineligible on the Campbell Award admin site… and yet I still got a fair number of preliminary votes. Of course I wanted to win, although I think the favorite this year was going to be Mary Robinette Kowal no matter how you shake it.

Still, there was a bizarre rule change in Otherwise I would have been on the ballot.

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In , I sold two early short stories to Strange Horizons , which at the time was not considered a pro market by the Campbell Award administrators. But it really cleaned my clock. Alas, no. I lost one night of sleep over it — too excited — but otherwise, again, it was fantastic just to get some votes. My books are doing better than average here in North America. What was your reaction, and can we expect to see the experience integrated into future books or stories? They had robots!

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NORAD was more impressive as a large-scale feat of engineering and construction, ever-evolving computer technology — and lifetimes of discipline and vigilance. As a tech guy, I ate it up with both eyeballs, but there were no red phones and no big red button. Or so they claimed!

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