Daily Archives: April 11, 2013

Reader Request Week 2013 #7: Books and My Kid

Cecilia asks: Have you taken a book away from Athena? What guides your parental choices on book selection for reading. When Athena was an infant I would take books away from her so they would not be unduly chewed upon. Otherwise, no. The rule of thumb in the Scalzi household has always been that if […]

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Reader Request Week 2013 #6: Intuition

Janet asks: How do you feel about the validity or non-validity of intuition? I think intuition — that “feeling in your gut” — is absolutely valid. I also think, like any tool, you have to know when to use it and when not to and what its limits are. For example, let’s say I’ve just […]

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