Daily Archives: December 11, 2007

By the Power Vested in Me By, Er, Me…

… I declare today “National Get Your Wife Flowers For No Reason Day.” Why? Well, clearly, no reason. That’s right there on the label, people. Pay attention. If you have not a wife, consider getting your spouse/significant other/longtime object of non-stalkerish affections flowers. And yes, I participated. Can’t declare it without doing it, now, can […]

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A Month of Writers, Day Nine: Scott Westerfeld

Speaking as a recent “New Heinlein,” allow me to express the opinion that if anyone should be called the “New Heinlein,” it’s Scott Westerfeld. Not because Scott writes like Heinlein, but because he’s filling a critical ecological niche Heinlein used to fill: Writing superior (and ridiculously well-selling) science fiction for young readers, some of whom […]

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