In case you were wondering what it looks like. It’s certainly moodier than some other cover versions.
Yesterday, writer and actor and awesome person Amber Benson tweeted wistfully: to which I responded: to which she responded: THIS IS THAT PLAYLIST. Click here for it on Spotify (if you have Spotify) Click here for it on… Read More
A couple of weeks ago I posited for group consideration the hypothesis that Obama threw the first debate in order to keep GOP contributor money flowing to the presidential race rather than fleeing to congressional and senatorial races,… Read More
So, having now been a part of the first (but almost certainly not last) Humble eBook Bundle, I’ve had some folks curious about my thoughts on it, particularly as it relates to money. Here are my observations on… Read More
The sale period for the Humble eBook Bundle has concluded, and in the course of the two week period it was available it sold over 84,000 copies and grossed $1.2 million dollars, both of which are nice, big… Read More
In the comment thread of one of today’s earlier posts, I was asked what it’s like to be living in Ohio right now, i.e., in the thick of election season, when many people seem to be of the… Read More
As a preamble, for everyone who still believes that writing is a romantic sort of life, this is what I looked like at the end of writing The Human Division: This is what the tail end of a… Read More
At least, how it looks from my front yard, this morning. October is my favorite month for many reasons, but one big reason is the contrasts of colors you get in it.
It was completed at 12:02 am, Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012. Two weeks late, unfortunately, but still done for all that. The “word count” function in Microsoft Word tells me it is exactly 130,000 words long. I think that’s… Read More
For those of you who enjoy printed matter, there’s a long interview of me in the latest edition of Ghettoblaster, which hits newsstands this week. In it, I talk about Redshirts and whatever (both the blog, and, you… Read More
The weekend went well, with about 14,000 words total for Saturday and Sunday. I’m hoping for about another 6,000 or so today and then The Human Division will be done. For those who are wondering, no, this is… Read More
There, that should hold you. Wish me luck with the book writing, would you? Thanks.
There’s a lot of crowd noise, so be ready for that, but otherwise it’s a good interview. I discuss Redshirts, electronic publishing, and the community right here at Whatever.
The Human Division is (oh God please) only days away from completion, which means pretty much everything else except for basic sanitation is taking a back seat to getting the thing done. As a result, please to see… Read More
This is the sort of thing that is cool about Reddit.
Looking east: Looking west: And yes, these were happening at the same time. It was just a matter of turning 180 degrees. It doesn’t suck to live here.
Here’s Athena with the certificate she got for acing the Ohio Achievement Assessment test this year. I’m delighted to see my kid upholding the Scalzi family tradition of blowing the doors off standardized tests. Remember, kids — Standardized… Read More
Getting in a couple of points before I ignore you all for the rest of the day to write fiction: * One of the side effects of writing about the Gawker/Reddit kerfuffle, and subsequently having Gawker pick up… Read More
The folks over at Gawker have reprinted my “Gawker, Reddit, Free Speech and Such” piece on their site, with my permission, obviously. Things should get interesting now. The Gawker repost is here; the original post on this site… Read More
Whoever posts the first comment in this thread will have the official 300,000th comment on Whatever. Go!