Daily Archives: July 8, 2010

Another Typical Day at the Scalzi Compound

I’m just saying. And here’s the reverse angle: Yes, I know. Boring. Seriously, sometimes I wonder why I drag out the camera at all. But I just can’t help myself.

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My Latest Thing

I have a stated goal for my summer of losing roughly 20 pounds — going from a flabtastic 180 to a pants-fittable 160 — and aside no longer permanently wearing a feedbag filled with Reese’s Pieces, here’s another tool in my arsenal: The LiveStrong calorie counter, which is available as an app on the iPod […]

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The Big Idea: Karen Lord

Sometimes in writing, who you make your protagonist, and the qualities that person possesses,  makes all the difference for the story you want to tell. When it came time for Karen Lord to tell the story in Redemption in Indigo, she chose a protagonist who was unconventional — Paama, a character from African lore — […]

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