Dear The Internets: I Am Running For President of SFWA

Yes, you read that right. Just a few moments ago I formally sent my candidacy letter to the Elections Committee of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, and also posted it to the SFWA Web forums…. Read More

Meanwhile, On Instant Message, The Truth Emerges

My Friend Bill: Ahoy John — very quick question for you, as a man who is well-informed on a wide variety of topics, if you don’t mind. Me: Fire away! Bill: An apt response, because the question is:… Read More

Bits, 1/25/10

A couple of notes: * Serious stuff first: There’s an online initiative called 100 Stories for Haiti, in which writer Greg McQueen is hoping to very quickly gather up that number of short short stories (1,000 words or… Read More

You Know —

Posts like this are why one of the best blogs you can read right now just happens to be written by a 90-year-old man.

Weekend Update

I spent my weekend in Michigan, watching this: That’s my friend Yanni feeding creme brulee to Krissy while both of them are wearing very sexy cocktail dresses. I could watch that all evening long, and did. So there…. Read More