Which is to say, my first author copy of The Mallet of Loving Correction: Selected Writings From Whatever, 2008 – 2012 has arrived at the Scalzi Compound. And it is absolutely lovely, if I do say so myself…. Read More
I get asked a lot what about what my favorite book/movie/album/creatively generated object might be (or my favorite author/filmmaker/musician/creative type), and I find as I go along in life I get progressively more annoyed with the question. This… Read More
In advance of LoneStarCon 3, the San Antonio newspaper interviewed me about Redshirts, science fiction and all manner of stuff like that. The interview, if you are curious, is available for your perusal here. Enjoy!
It’s very brief. I am doing programming only on Sunday, September 1. The events are: 1pm – 2pm: Signing. This is when I am signing books. Usually the books I wrote. But, hey. I’m not picky. 3pm –… Read More
Yeah, I got dad points. Also, I had a nice day at GenCon. As I did last year, I came in for the day specifically, this year in order to take part in Pat Rothfuss’ charity run through… Read More
A nice collection of reads, I have to say. Let me know in the comments whether any catch your particular fancy. (For those of you wondering what happens to these books after you see them here, please see… Read More
I asked people on Twitter for questions that I would answer on a podcast today. Here is that podcast. I discuss cyber security, Nutella, harassment, socks and many other very important topics. It’s 33 minutes long. Enjoy! (or if… Read More
Because it’s been a while, no? Lots of crepuscular lighting in this one.
Posting (with permission) an e-mail I got from an occasional Whatever commenter, because this seems something worth pointing people’s attention to. For reasons that will become clear, I’m trimming out the person’s name, although I know who it… Read More
She really has nothing to say, either. Enjoy your day anyway.
I’ve got a bit of a new book backlog, so let’s get to it: Here are some of the new books and ARCs that have showed up at the Scalzi Compound recently. Tell me if you see anything… Read More
Yes, that about says it, I think. No, wait, there’s this too! And, I don’t know, this kind of encapsulates things. Enough for now.
Question from the gallery: Could you share some of your photo tools and secrets? You’ve been showing off some striking pictures recently. One, thank you, and two, sure. I’m pretty sure I’ve covered this topic before but it… Read More
Ever crash a ship into a planet? No? Well, then, Michael J. Martinez has one up on you with The Daedalus Incident. But to hear him tell about it in this Big Idea, that’s not even the coolest… Read More
Truth, Justice and the American Way. And also, ninth grade. Athena is officially in high school now, which is a little strange to think about but also pretty exciting. As I joked on Twitter, now I officially have… Read More
I got my start as a pro writer working for newspapers, which means that I totally jazzed about the fact that today my local paper, the Dayton Daily News, devoted a whole page to me rambling on about… Read More
May I present to you the thing I snack on as I write. It’s a combination of the cheap, bagged knock-offs of Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Honey Grahams and Frosted Flakes — or as I like to call it,… Read More
Yup, that about sums it up. Have a good Friday, everybody.
So, this is a motion that’s being offered at this year’s WSFS meeting at Worldcon: To gut the Hugos of the Fanzine, Fan Writer and Fan Artist categories (pdf link), an idea put forward by one Milt Stevens…. Read More
Fun fact: Kat Richardson and I claim the same hometown of Claremont, California, and even lived there at the same time. And now she and I write in the SF/F genre! Coincidence? Well, yes. But still very cool…. Read More