I thought that we were largely over the whole snow thing for the season, but apparently I was wrong. This is what it the outside world looks like at the moment and apparently we’re supposed to get up… Read More
I noted that one of the reasons I wanted a new laptop was not only for travel but for when I felt like getting out of my own office and writing somewhere else in the house. For those… Read More
Upcoming and/or just out: Tell me if you see anything in there you’re interested in.
What is this petition? Myke Cole explains in a letter to me: Sir, I’ve just petitioned the White House to have the USDA set a Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) of bacon. I thought you might be interested in… Read More
Attention: Jane Yolen is awesome. And Adam Stemple (her son and occasional co-writer) is nifty too. And that’s all I have to say at the moment. I’m going to let them talk about their new book, B.U.G. (Big… Read More
Having deep thoughts about the universe, or just looking at a bird on the lawn? Only Ghlaghghee knows for sure.
I already made this observation over at Twitter, but it’s worth repeating here, as it has relevance to several current events: If your response to a woman doing something you don’t like is to threaten her with rape… Read More
We know (or can guess) how authors create characters in fiction — but how do you create a character in a memoir? Which means that the character is a real person, and you have to represent them truthfully,… Read More
The new subhead under the blog title comes from this song. Happy listening.
Yet another “post now, refer people to later” post: Recently my e-mail had been inundated with people who I don’t know and have never heard of before (or organizations, which is even worse), asking me if they can… Read More
I bought a Dell XPS 12 because I needed a full-featured laptop for when I travel (and for when I don’t feel like sitting at my desk in my office; for example, right now, when I’m sitting in… Read More
In this edition of the Big Idea, author Chandler Klang Smith confronts reality, the imaginary, perception, and, of course, Bob Dylan, whilst discussing her novel Goldenland Past Dark. Good morning! Hope you’ve had your coffee. CHANDLER KLANG SMITH:… Read More
Various news organizations, CNN and Fox most notably, have been catching all sorts of crap on my Twitter and Facebook feeds for being unduly handwringing about the fate of the two Ohio teenage boys who raped a drunk… Read More
Tuesday! We greet you again in all your second-day-of-the-work-week-ness! And with a new episode of The Human Division: “This Must Be the Place.” Let’s find out what it’s about: Colonial Union diplomat Hart Schmidt is back home for… Read More
The computer on the right is the Toshiba Satellite I purchased in 2007 in the middle of my book tour, because the laptop I had been carrying along with me died and I need something to replace it… Read More
As you can see the Gamma Rabbit t-shirts have begun to ship, so if you ordered one, if you don’t have it now, you’ll have it soon. As I am wearing one even as I type this, I… Read More
Engadget has a liveblogging of my panel with Veronica Belmont and Daniel Wilson (with Engadget’s Tim Stevens moderating) and it’s available here. It was a fun panel to be on; Veronica and Daniel were great co-panelists and we… Read More
This is my Bag of Travelin’, and the moment this goes up I am (hopefully) in an airplane, flying over Nebraska or Kansas or some such state, on my way to San Francisco and the Engadget Expand conference…. Read More
We all have ethical perspectives, but what happens when a writer tries to get inside the head of someone with a, shall we say, truly unique take on the ethical responsibilities of the human race? Deb Taber, author… Read More
Some stuff I don’t wanna break into their own posts: * Google Reader is getting the ax, to the wailing and howling of nerds everywhere, including me, because I use it and like it because it’s simple to… Read More