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Hugo Thoughts, 2009

Some early thoughts for you about the Hugos this year: * So, uh, as it turns out, I have three Hugo nominations this year: Zoe’s Tale is in the Best Novel category, Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded… Read More

Hugo Award Nominees, 2009

Here’s the list, from the Anticipation Web site. I’ll write further thoughts soon (update: Further thoughts here). Best Novel * Anathem by Neal Stephenson (Morrow; Atlantic UK) * The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins; Bloomsbury UK) *… Read More

You Need Some New Music

So, here you go. The band is called Ume, and this is their song “The Conductor,” off their new Sunshower EP: An alternate version of the video, with a high quality option, is here. Hat tip to my… Read More

Okay, One More

Since you asked. There, I’m done. Once again, illustrated by my friend Richard Polt.

Millennicon Schedule

As you all know, I’m the guest of honor at this year’s Millennicon science fiction convention, in Cincinnati. This weekend! Where where I be and how will I be embarrassing myself while I am there? Here’s my official… Read More

Musicans and SF/F Films

Musicians in science fiction and fantasy films: Good to watch, or like sticking needles into your corneas? I essay this Very Important Question in this week’s AMC column, and ask folks to pitch in with more examples of… Read More