Daily Archives: February 6, 2007

Snow! In Winter! Amazing!

The good news is that it’s no longer so cold that it can’t actually snow. On the other hand, well, we’ve got snow and lots of it — the first actual accumulation this winter — and it doesn’t look like it’s going to stop anytime soon. We’ll have to see if we’ll actually be able […]

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On Speaking Aloud

Mary Robinette Kowal, who did such a lovely job performing “The Sagan Diary,” writes up a piece about what happens when the words you’re reading don’t exactly trip off the tongue. And she includes an audio file to make the point. Fun and instructive!

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A Series of Casual Thoughts I Had While I Was Filling Out My Hugo Nomination Ballot and Looking at the Best Fan Writer Category

(Preface Note: The following entry will be all but incomprehensible to non-SF geeks. You’ve been warned) Initial Condition: Looking at the Best Fan Writer category on the Hugo Award nomination form —-First Thought: Who besides Dave Langford should get the award this year? ——-(Parenthetical thought: Not that Dave Langford isn’t a lovely fellow) Ameliorative Action: […]

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