Just checking in from San Francisco to let you know that I'm still alive.
I spent last week instructing at Clarion West, a workshop which can probably best be described as a boot camp for the next generation of SF and fantasy writers. It was fun, but monstrously exhausting — which, on top of eight hours' worth of jet lag, should explain why I've been scarce around these parts. I'm now On Vacation for a few days, but will be appearing as previously announced ...
* Cupertino: Mystery event, Big Fruit Company employees only, Friday August 5th.
* San Francisco: I'm reading and signing at Borderland Books, Saturday August 6th at 3pm.
* San Francisco: I'm giving the keynote at Usenix Security '11 on Wednesday August 10th at 9am.
* Portland: I'm reading and signing at Powells City of Books, Friday August 12th at 7:30pm.
Normal blogging will hopefully be resumed shortly after I get home — hopefully by August 15th.