Daily Archives: January 2, 2007

Mike Ford Auction; TAD Speaks!

Two late-breaking bits for you on this second day of January: Deb Geisler alerts me to a Mike Ford Memorial Auction & Extravaganza which will be held on the Friday night of Boskone, in February. The auction in his memory will go to benefit the John M. Ford Memorial Book Endowment, which benefits the Minneapolis […]

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Start Spreading the News, etc.

Those of you getting used to the whole “look, Scalzi’s updating 48,000 a day” thing, prepare for disappointment; tomorrow through Sunday I’m traveling and will update somewhat less frequently, and then once I get back I have to, you know, start making money again. So things will probably get back to their normal “update a […]

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TAD Bookgasm Review & Explorations Top 10 List

Last week, the lit site Bookgasm listed The Android’s Dream as one of their top five science fiction books of 2006; now they’ve posted the actual review of the book. Unsurprisingly, given the previous accolade, it’s a pretty nice review: John Scalzi has created a book that’s as thrilling as Robert Ludlum in his prime, […]

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TAD Bookgasm Review & Explorations Top 10 List

Last week, the lit site Bookgasm listed The Android’s Dream as one of their top five science fiction books of 2006; now they’ve posted the actual review of the book. Unsurprisingly, given the previous accolade, it’s a pretty nice review: John Scalzi has created a book that’s as thrilling as Robert Ludlum in his prime, […]

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TAD Bookgasm Review & Explorations Top 10 List

Last week, the lit site Bookgasm listed The Android’s Dream as one of their top five science fiction books of 2006; now they’ve posted the actual review of the book. Unsurprisingly, given the previous accolade, it’s a pretty nice review: John Scalzi has created a book that’s as thrilling as Robert Ludlum in his prime, […]

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When Science Fiction Meets Its Own Future

Look, it’s the trade paperback version of Old Man’s War! What nutty adventure will it have today? Which is say, today is officially the day the mass market paperback edition of Old Man’s War is out. Look for it in your local airport bookstore and supermarket! Or get it online. You can still get the […]

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The 2007 Award Pimpage Post

I did one of these entries last year and I think it was useful to folks, so I’ll do it again this year. Should you be considering me for one of your Hugo nominations for this year, or for other genre award nominations, here’s what work of mine is eligible for nomination this year: Best […]

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Where in the World Will John Scalzi Be?

Because I know how much my stalkers hate having to guess where I’ll be, here are my current convention plans for the first part of 2007. January 19-21: Moonbase ConFusion, in Troy, Michigan February 16-18: Boskone, in Boston, Massachusetts April 20-22: Penguicon, in Troy, Michigan (what did Troy do to deserve two SF conventions? Beats […]

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