Daily Archives: March 3, 2014

Finally, to Round Out a Busy Day of Posting Things, a Picture of the Missus

Taken on one of the formal nights of the cruise. Yup, she’s gorgeous.

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The End of the Nook

I was given a first generation Nook by a friend of mine in 2010, and yesterday, after a week at sea and in the sun, the thing gave up the ghost. I got roughly three and a half years of use out of it. On one hand, for a piece of handheld electronics, that’s not […]

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Get Your Official Insect Army Coffee Mugs!

Due to popular demand, Ursula Vernon and I are making Ursula’s fabulous “Roachie the Riveter” art available on coffee mugs, perfect for quaffing your favorite beverages while you clack your way into the literary world. We’re doing the mugs through Zazzle, because it’s easy and because we know they do a pretty good job with […]

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In Case You Rely On Me For These Things: The 2013 Nebula Awards Nominees

And I have to say, it’s an excellent slate this year. All information taken from here. The winners will be announced at the Nebula Weekend this May, in San Jose. Congratulations to all the nominees! Best Novel We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, Karen Joy Fowler (Marian Wood) The Ocean at the End of the […]

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Not Exactly a Case For the Scooby Gang

There is evidence to suggest the neighbor kids used the backyard hill for sledding, perhaps earlier this very morning. Which, I would hasten to add, is perfectly fine. They’ve asked before, and we’ve given them blanket permission. It is in fact a lovely little hill to do a bit of sledding on. It would be […]

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The Human Division Paperback Out in the World

I was on a boat and/or Grand Cayman last Tuesday, so I neglected to make a big deal out of The Human Division coming out in paperback on its release day — and indeed, had not seen the paperback version of the book before I left on vacation. However, the bookstore at the Fort Lauderdale […]

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Post-Oscar Notes, 2014

My cats got me up early and I can’t get back to sleep, so I might as well make something useful out of it. And thus, a few post-Oscar thoughts. 1. For those of you who missed it, I did post some updates to my predictions prior to heading off on vacation; I appended them […]

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