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Amp and Mandolin are at Comikaze in LA this weekend

I’ll be tabling at “Stan Lee’s Comikaze” comic-con in Los Angeles this weekend! And at my table, at least part of the time, will be Mandolin! So if you’re in LA, please come and say hi. The con is open … Continue reading

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Link Roundup & Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy

Interviewed on Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy I was privileged to be in this week’s Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy in which host David Barr Kirtley interviewd me, Matt Kressel, and Jack Dann about Jewish science fiction and fantasy. Listen to … Continue reading

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Recommendation Roundup 10/12/15

Hello, internet world. On my social media, I’m posting links to things I’ve written, things other people have written, and artists to support. I wanted to gather those links in one place, so each Monday I will put up a … Continue reading

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Cat Rambo and I teaching a class on Nov 8

Interested in writing retellings? Cat Rambo and I are teaching a class together: retellings and re-taleings. Authors constantly draw on the stories that have preceded them, particularly folklore, mythology, and fables. What are the best methods for approaching such material … Continue reading

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Interviewing C. Dale Britain about the Royal Kingdom of Yurt

When I was nine or ten, my mother and I used to go to the local chain bookstore — Barnes & Noble? Borders? Walden’s? I don’t remember now — on about a weekly basis. I’d go stare at the science … Continue reading

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Fanfic: If Breq Were a Dinosaur, My Blog

My friend Ann Leckie showed me a tumblr where people were sharing fan fiction they’d written about the Ancillary Justice universe. This inspired me to write some of my own. Since everyone else is writing parodies of “Dinosaur,” I figured … Continue reading

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Help me pick out my new glasses!

Let me know which one or ones you think look best!

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Effective Altruism

Effective altruism reading material for busy people is a useful link-list for people who’d like a quick guide to the Effective Altruism (also called EA) movement. Here’s a quote from an EA primer by Scott Siskind, which is included in … Continue reading

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Grace Loves Lioness: a love letter for our anniversary

Recently, Barry let me know that he was travelling, and I wondered if he would be anywhere near me, so that we could meet in person for the first time. And he was going to be, on a particular date! … Continue reading

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Terry Pratchett Has Died

Science fiction and fantasy humor writer Terry Pratchett has died. This is not unexpected as he has been ill for some time, but it’s still sad to see the end. As I said on my livejournal: I don’t believe in … Continue reading

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