...have illustrations. Here's a peek at some of them! Some of these are re-works of my original character sketches while writing Nanowhere. Check out the ebook edition at Amazon, B&N, iBooks, and elsewhere, complete with some of Jon Andreden's research papers on building an artificial intelligence, teleology, and other fun stuff.
Here's a painting I'm working on called "Terraforming Takes Time" with a planetary researcher taking a reading break while the nanotech does its thing all around her. This is a big piece, 30 inches high.
Here's another peek into one of the things I'm working on--another one drawn and painted on the iPad, mostly in Brushes, but also SketchBook Pro and even a little bit of Art Studio. The story is SF, near future. This is the opening page, and she's my POV character.
Nanowhere...it's a love story with all the usual
rogue soldiers, computer hacking, tyranny, cryptography, hit-men with an affinity for rolled adhesives, rebellious
skateboarders, and sentient billion-node self-organizing nanotech
Here's a clip of Cory Doctorow's kind words on Boing Boing in May of 2006. Hard to believe that was four years ago!
Chris Howard has released a young adult sf thriller called "Nanowhere" ... along with a bunch of supplementary
materials that purports to be the lab notes and publications of one of
the book's characters. I just read the first couple pages and they're
interesting and well-written ...
Download and read the entire book with illustrations and "collateral material"--journal articles on artificial consciousness and "how to create a new order of being" all in one doc: