Daily Archives: September 27, 2008

ZT Review in the San Francisco Chronicle

Zoe’s Tale gets a positive nod in the San Francisco paper today: Scalzi’s “Old Man’s War” novels owe a debt to Robert A. Heinlein’s “Starship Troopers,” and “Zoe’s Tale” tips its hat to the much-loved Heinlein juveniles, such as “Podkayne of Mars.” Zoe is an appealingly articulate character, and her growth from bored space passenger […]

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Whatever X, Day XXVII

Now, here’s a choice piece of Whatever archaeology, and of some relevance considering that I’ve just spent a week teaching at a writing workshop: the entry I wrote right after I finished Old Man’s War. OCTOBER 29, 2001: Finished With the Novel Well, I’m back. And moreover, during the break I accomplished what I set […]

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