Daily Archives: April 20, 2006

Coffee Shop on Amazon

The Amazon listing for You’re Not Fooling Anyone When You Take Your Laptop to a Coffee Shop: Scalzi on Writing is now up, so if you’re interested in pre-ordering through your Amazon account, now you can. The release date is sometime in the August timeframe. You can also still pre-order it via the Subterranean Press […]

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A Quick Observation

Men, if you want to flummox a telemarketer, use the following words: “I’m sorry, you’re going to have to speak to my wife. She is the one who makes all the major financial decisions in the household.” I guarantee several seconds of silence as the telemarketer grinds his or her gears getting what passes for […]

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Penguicon 4.0 Schedule

Tomorrow I’m off to Penguicon 4.0, that mash up of science fiction and open source, in convention form. For those who are going, or are not going but just like to know what I’m doing at all times, here’s my panel schedule: Friday: No events scheduled. Which, you know, is groovy with me. Saturday: 1:00 […]

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