Daily Archives: October 13, 2008

Oh, Wait —

It’s Columbus Day, isn’t it? Christ, what an annoying holiday. And, yes, as a nominal Italian-American, I’m allowed to say that. Can we please dump it? In fact, I’ll tell you what: I propose trading in Columbus Day, a worthless “surprise! You don’t get mail today!” holiday if there ever was one, for an Election […]

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Zoe’s Tale Cover Art, Teenage Girls, and You (Yes, You)

Got an e-mail from someone who loved Zoe’s Tale but is completely confused about its cover art: I don’t know if you can change this at this point, but the cover of the book SUCKS. “An Old Man’s War Novel” is up there so big that it is going to scare away teen girls looking […]

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Book Auction For a Good Cause

Author Jim C. Hines is running an auction featuring an ARC of his upcoming book The Stepsister Scheme, which among other things gives you a whole new way to look at Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and Snow White. A copy of it just got sent to me and it looks like a lot of fun. The […]

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