Daily Archives: November 5, 2013

November’s Experiment

It’s crunch time on the novel, and from yesterday until it’s done (please God soon), I’ve decided to pretty much avoid all news from the outside world whenever possible. Two reasons: One, it’s distracting ┬áin a basic “oh look something I can read to avoid working” sense, and two, everyone is still screaming at everyone […]

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Today’s Photo, 11/5/13

Taken at the Art Institute of Chicago, November 2013.

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Vote For Someone Else for the First Round of the Goodreads Choice Awards 2013

So, apparently The Human Division has been selected for the first round of the Goodreads Choice Awards, in the science fiction category. Which is very cool; I’m chuffed the folks at Goodreads are saying the novel is one of the best SF books of the year. Thank you. That said, you know what? At the […]

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The Big Idea: Ryk E. Spoor

What is best in life? To have a successful book and to have the publishers and fans clamoring for a sequel. But what’s best in life comes with its own set of (admittedly high-end) problems. This Ryk E. Spoor discovered in the creation of Spheres of Influence, the follow-up to his science fiction hit, Grand […]

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Quick Note to the Americans

Today is a day of voting in many states and localities. Remember to vote if you can. I just did — I voted for township trustees, school board members and on tax levies for parks and emergency services. Nothing sexy but all actually important stuff. But then, voting isn’t about the sexy. It’s about having […]

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