Daily Archives: May 5, 2008

Scalzi and Heinlein: Together at Last

Earlier in the year I was asked to write the introduction for Project Moonbase and Others, a book of scripts that Robert Heinlein wrote for a 1950s television series based on his stories (a series which, alas, never made it out of pilot). I readily agreed, both because I am a huge Heinlein fan and […]

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Little Brother Downloads

Cory Doctorow has a tradition of releasing a Creative Commons-licensed free electronic version of his books when they come out in the stores. For Little Brother, Cory was a little behind the actual book release — he had the temerity to be offline, having a life with his family, of all things! — but now […]

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If You Are Questing to Become King or Queen of the Geeks

Hachette Book Group USA (HBG), seeks to fill the position of Editor for its science fiction and fantasy imprint, Orbit. Hey! It comes with dental! Because even the king or queen of geeks needs top-notch dental hygiene. Perhaps more than most. I’d apply myself, but I don’t think Hachette wants me running their science fiction […]

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Rough Guide to the Universe 2nd Edition is Out!

I’m absolutely delighted to say that today is the day that my astronomy book, The Rough Guide to the Universe, comes out in a second, updated edition. In it you’ll find the latest on Pluto, Saturn, Mars and other astronomical entities about whom we’ve learned more since the first edition of the book hit stores […]

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