Daily Archives: January 13, 2008

Freshly Deleted From Today’s Writing of Zoe’s Tale

Therefore, not specifically spoilerish in any way: “We’re ready to kill with our bare hands,” Gretchen said. “No killing today,” said Hickory. “Aw, nuts,” Gretchen said. I think you’re all going to like Zoe’s friend Gretchen, by the way. Back to writing the stuff I’m not deleting.

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On That Path Lies Madness

I feel vaguely responsible for the trend that prompted this warning. I don’t think there’s a thing wrong with sf/f authors reminding readers (and potential awards voters) of the work they have eligible for award consideration. It’s a larger field than ever, there are more outlets, online and off, and lots of stuff slips between […]

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Plagiarism is Not Romantic

A couple of people have asked me if I have anything to say about the plagiarism accusations surrounding romance writer Cassie Edwards, which have been exhaustively documented at Smart Bitches, and the answer is no, not really. Ms. Edwards pretty clearly cut and pasted chunks of text from other peoples’ work, and that’s also pretty […]

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