Daily Archives: October 25, 2010

My Very Sensitive Author Photo

For when I finally ditch this speculative fiction nonsense and buckle down to write a True Work of Mopey Bastardery. Can’t you sense my pain? My sad, bearded pain? I think this shall be the book that I write for this author photo: It shall be a stunning examination of the emptiness of the human […]

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Quoted for Truth

Yes. This. Please remember. (Venn diagram by Dave Hoffman)

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The Yard FAQ

Pretty much any time I post a picture of my yard, I get the same several questions in the comment thread from folks who are apparently new around here. After most of a decade, I’m now officially bored with answering the same questions (sorry guys, it’s not you, it’s me), so I’m creating The Yard […]

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The Big Idea: Kathe Koja

“All the world’s a stage” — and in fiction, this saying is more true than elsewhere, with the author as director, moving her actors in and out of the floodlights, as the story demands. Kathe Koja, however, adds yet another dimension to the saying in her new novel Under the Poppy, in which the stage […]

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