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You can find a list of this year’s Hugo finalists, along with links to online versions (for those that are available online), here. This is a thread where spoilers are acceptable. If you want to avoid spoilers, then you’ll need … Continue reading
When I was in my twenties, a friend and I used to talk all the time about how impoverished the English vocabulary for love is, not just in the sense that we use the word love to talk about our … Continue reading
Hey! I wrote a novel. And that novel is coming out this weekend! And you should come to the release party! There will be champagne and a zine-making table! You can win a free copy of the book! YAY. Here’s … Continue reading
Remember how, long, long ago, I was starting a small press? Well! Dinah Press is getting a slow start, but we’re getting ready to release our first two books–Other Life Forms, a novel by moi; and nomad of salt and … Continue reading
I cry a lot because I miss people. They die and I can’t stop them. They leave me and I love them more.
R.I.P., Mr. Sendak. You created one of the great anarchic works of literature, Where the Wild Things Are, which in its brevity is far deeper than most thousand-page novels. If you missed Sendak’s unbelievably amazing interview with Stephen Colbert, or … Continue reading
A few months ago, I had the privilege of being approached by Nightshade Books to blurb THE EMPEROR’S KNIFE by Mazarkis Williams. I blurbed it thus: Mazarkis Williams creates a world in which magic is written in an alphabet of … Continue reading
RonF, in my recent post on reading, Because Reading is Fundamental, asked if I could give an example of the kind of reading I was talking about when I wrote but it has been years since I have been able … Continue reading