Daily Archives: December 4, 2013

Print/Digital, Part the Whatevereth

My 1st hint that eBooks weren’t going to do to novels what MP3s did to CDs? All 3 of my electronics loving boys decline to read on a screen. — Joe Hill (@joe_hill) December 4, 2013 My experience with my own kid is in line with Joe’s. Athena can and does read on a screen […]

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Samuel R. Delany: Grand Master of Science Fiction

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America has named Samuel R. Delany its newest Grand Master. All the details are here. I’m still doing my “no comments on SFWA for a year” thing, so I won’t discuss this substantively at the moment. I will say this: This is an award both well chosen and […]

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Whatever Holiday Shopping Guide 2013, Day Three: Arts, Crafts, Music and More

The Whatever Holiday Shopping Guide 2013 continues, and today we move away from books and focus on other gifts and crafts — which you can take to mean just about any other sort of thing a creative person might make: Music, art, knitting, jewelry, artisanal foodstuffs and so on. These can be great, unique gifts for special folks […]

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