Hugh Howey
Hugh Howey

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

The Value of Reading

Five years ago, I made the novelette WOOL available for free. Permanently. This is the short story that launched my career as a writer, and I wanted to make it available to as many readers as possible. When I discount my books, or make them free, I think about conversations I’ve had with authors about how we value our works. What I think is just as important as the value we place on our art is the value we place on its enjoyment. Not everyone can afford to sate their…

Imperative to Develop SAND for Television

Announced today, on the first day of Comic Con here in San Diego: Imperative Entertainment, the company behind the reboot of NBC’s HEROES, is developing SAND for television. The Hollywood Reporter┬ábroke the news. You can read their coverage here. I’m so thrilled with the team behind this. They totally got the novel and have an incredible vision for how to make this work with a scripted series that dives even deeper into this world (heh). More cool news about this soon. Also: Some people who don’t have tickets to Comic…