Daily Archives: November 15, 2010

Nebula Award Nomination Period is Open

If you’re an active or associate SFWA member, it will interest you to know that it is now once again time to start nominating your favorite science fiction and fantasy works for the Nebula Awards. Over at the SFWA site we have all the details on how and what you can nominate. Don’t worry, you […]

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My Favorite Negative Review of The God Engines (Today)

It is: This book is something that only a 17 year old Megadeth fan would be proud of. The characters are dull, the plot is dull, the themes are trite and stupid, and it has the worst third sentence of any book I have ever read. I was actually drinking a Coke Zero when I […]

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An Open Letter to MFA Writing Programs (and Their Students)

Dear MFA writing programs (and their students): Recently New York magazine published a story, in which Columbia University’s graduate writing program invited James Frey to come chat with its students on the subject of “Can Truth Be Told?” during which Frey mentioned a book packaging scheme that he had cooked up. The contractual terms of […]

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