Hugh Howey
Hugh Howey

Bestselling author of Wool and other books. Currently sailing around the world.

A Free Day Means Free Books!

All kinds of my Kindle books are free today. And remember: you don’t need a Kindle to read them. Any smartphone, PC, or Mac will do. WOOL 1 is free right here. WOOL 2 is right here. And here’s WOOL 3. Oh, and guess what? Molly Fyde and the Parsona Rescue is free as well. Tell your friends. Grab them all. Get reading. Edit: A fan made a link to all of the books. It might help him to grab the freebies through these links, so give it a try:…

Doing the Time-Warp in Times Square

Here it is, to celebrate 200 Amazon reviews for WOOL: http://youtu.be/Y492dH-_sLc

NYC Meet-Up.

How many NYC fans do I have? Do both of you want to meet up in the city next week? My sister and I are going to be up for a while. Maybe you could meet us somewhere and do a little Time Warp to celebrate 200 mostly good reviews for WOOL. Edit: The Meet-Up has been scheduled for Tuesday the 21st @ 6:00 PM. Come to the Rye House near Union Square.

The Scar Above My Eye

When I was five, seat belts were optional. Heck, children safety seats were optional. Kids crawled through moving vehicles like they were portable playgrounds: Over the backs of seats we went, bouncing and laughing, trading places and squealing, parents yelling at us to sit still while they adjusted rearview mirrors. In the years of my youth, the lawlessness of vehicular transport compares nicely to shipping lanes off Somalia today. There were no rules. Except for the rules of physics, of course. I was in the middle of the first bench…

Check this out.

Not a silo, but an inverse-pyramid. Are they really going to build this thing? Looks amazing. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2048395/Earth-scraper-Architects-design-65-storey-building-300-metres-ground.html Two videos my wife found. Sorry for how they overlap the side panel: