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James Knapp

Lessons My Book Taught Me

My debut series (the Revivor series, consisting of State of Decay, The Silent Army, and Element Zero) is a trilogy that, as a writer, I am extremely satisfied with.  When I was writing it though, I thought of it only as a writer.  That is a reasonable thing to do, yet I have learned that …

James Knapp wins the Compton Crook Award!

The Baltimore Science Fiction Society has announced that Grasping for the Wind contributor James Knapp is the winner of the 2011 Compton Crook Award for his novel State of Decay (ROC). The award will be presented at 8:00pm on Friday, May 27, 2011 during the Opening Ceremonies of Balticon. It includes a check for $1,000.00 and …

Chewing on Pulp

I hated The Old Man and the Sea.  There, I said it. Back before I was published, I never thought about genre much.  I just read what I liked, and I knew that what I liked fell into the loose categories of ‘science fiction’ and ‘horror’, and that I wasn’t a huge fan of ‘fantasy’.  Those …

Might I Interrupt to Tell You About a Giveaway?

I promise it is a very special giveaway…I am currently giving away all three books in my Revivors series, each one signed and illustrated by me. The illustrations on signatures are on the cover page of each book.  This is what you could win, should you chose to enter: To enter, drop by SF Signal (who are …