Monthly Archives: November 2013

Today’s Picture, 11/30/13

Athena Scalzi, Chicago, November 2013. This concludes November’s Pictures of the Day series. If you would like to view the set in its entirety, all 30 pictures of it, they’re available as a Flickr set here. For those curious regarding the technical details, these were all taken with my Nikon 5100, with the majority being […]

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Today’s Picture, 11/28/13

Interior of the Rockefeller Chapel, the University of Chicago, November 2013. The lights at the altar were being strung to celebrate the beginning of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. If you’re in the US, Happy Thanksgiving. If you are elsewhere in the world, have a good Thursday (or possibly even Friday now, depending where […]

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Lock In, Locked In

Which is to say it is done. Exactly 76,000 words. What next? I spend the next few days (although not Thursday, that’s Thanksgiving) combing through the text, tying off various loose ends, reconciling plot points, making obscure bit less of obscure, and punching up dialogue. I am also trying to decide whether to add a […]

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Today’s Picture, 11/22/13

Fall foliage, Bradford, Ohio, November 2013. Also, a programming note. I’m going to be trying really hard to finish the novel before Thanksgiving. You will likely not see me here again before it is finished, excepting the posting of the daily picture (which, as you might imagine, will run through the end of the month). […]

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The Big Idea: Mary Anne Mohanraj

The novel The Stars Change takes place in a far-flung future, on a world that is not Earth. But for her story, author Mary Anne Mohanraj reach into our planet’s recent history — and her own. MARY ANNE MOHANRAJ: I live in a bifurcated timeline.  Perhaps all immigrants do, but rarely are the differences so […]

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