Oh, just go straight to his blog and find out all about the Very Model of a Modern SF Novelist.
And then go and buy the man's books. Seriously.
this one is one my absolute favourites, but go peruse the rest here
If so, at least I hope it's this kind
What suricattus and matociquala say here, cosigned: If I am a guest at a convention you are attending, or simply a fellow attendee, and…