Daily Archives: March 11, 2013
Over at the Guardian, David Barnett is asking why, a dozen years since his passing, Douglas Adams (whose 61st birthday would be today) is still considered the “king of comic science fiction.” He mentions some pretenders to the throne — including me, which I appreciate — but considers none of us quite up to the […]
It is thus: Folks: I have strong opinions, and I try to make them informed opinions. But if you listen ONLY to me on ANY topic I am scared for you. — John Scalzi (@scalzi) March 11, 2013 Whatever I say, look to others to see what they think about it. If they tell you […]
The headline there pretty much says it all, so: Here’s the link. Knock yourself out. It’s a pretty good story.
For those of you who don’t want to go through the site to find every piece I’ve written in the last week about Random House/Hydra, bad book contracts and why a “no advance” business model is generally no good for writers, even from an eBook publisher, here they all are in one handy list. In […]
They come from Kirkus and Publishers Weekly. And they are good, I am happy to say. The Kirkus Review (which, by the way, if you have a Kirkus subscription, has a major spoiler in it for an as-yet-unpublished episode, so be aware) is difficult to quote from, except for the very last bit: A Heinlein-like […]