When Brandon Peat and his wife Emma discovered that they were going to have a baby, they decided that they wanted a better kind of alphabet -- a geeky, Star-Wars-inflected one. So they drew "A is for Akbar," a delightful, pastel illustrated alphabet from the Star Wars universe. And now that the kid, Tycho, is born, they're raising money for his college fund: donate $15 to little Tycho's tertiary education and you'll get a copy of the alphabet in book form as a thank-you.
I write books. My latest is a YA science fiction novel called Homeland (it's the sequel to Little Brother). More books: Rapture of the Nerds (a novel, with Charlie Stross); With a Little Help (short stories); and The Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow (novella and nonfic). I speak all over the place and I tweet and tumble, too.
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