Daily Archives: December 6, 2011

Another Scalzi Christmas Rerun: Jackie Jones & Melrose Mandy

After posting “Sarah’s Sister” yesterday, I got a few e-mails from people wondering what the third holiday-related piece I wrote for my 2003 RIF fundraiser was, and if I would share it. The answer was, it was a poem meant for the kiddies, and sure, here it is, behind the cut. It’s about a kid […]

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The Big Idea: Rudy Rucker

Rudy Rucker has lived an interesting, interesting life, one that if you heard about it you would think, hey, that would probably make an interesting book. And so it has, with Nested Scrolls, Rucker’s official autobiography. With any sort of book, there’s a process of discovery the author goes through in putting a biography together […]

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Whatever Shopping Guide, Day 2: Non-Traditionally Published Books

Today is Day Two of the Whatever Shopping Guide, and today the focus is on Non-Traditionally Published Books: Self-published works, electronically-exclusive books, books from micro presses, books released outside the usual environs of the publishing world, and so on. Because, as someone who published his own first novel on his Web Site long before it […]

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