Daily Archives: April 10, 2008

Meet the Fan Writers: Chris Garcia

It’s time for the second installment of Meet the Fan Writers, in which you make the acquaintance of the folks nominated for the Best Fan Writer Hugo this year. Today we’ve got Chris Garcia, whose fanzine The Drink Tank is nominated (again!) for the Best Fanzine Hugo. Well done, Chris. And now, here he is. […]

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My Grammar Bitch For the Day

Dear writers in the English language: “Alright” is not a word. You’re looking for “all right.” For everyone confused by reading in the dictionary that “alright” is a “non-standard usage,” thus maybe okay to use, you should know that “non-standard usage” is polite lexicographer speak for “version used by illiterate hamster pokers,” and when you’re […]

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I Miss My Site When It’s Not Around

My host is having some server-side issues today, which explains the intermittent access to Whatever you’ve been experiencing (that is, if you’re not just sucking down the RSS feed). It’s apparently fixed, but don’t be too surprised if there are more hiccups during the day today.

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A Reminder to SFWAns

Jim Macdonald reminds all SFWAns that their ballots for officer elections must be received by the 19th of April, which means that sending in the mail, oh, NOW, might be a good idea. Also, it might be a good idea to stick another stamp on the envelope, because the ballot package is just on the […]

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