Monthly Archives: September 2019

Final Notes re: the Campbell/Astounding Award Name Change

First, this tweet from CoNZealand 2020 (next year’s Worldcon), regarding how it intends to proceed with the newly-renamed Astounding Award: #CoNZealand welcomes the decision to rename the Award for Best New Writer, and will administer the Astounding Award on the same basis that we would have administered the John W. Campbell Award. #WorldCon2020 https://t.co/Ug3cm6AI64 — […]

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The Big Idea: David Koepp

David Koepp is already one of the most successful screenwriters of all time, with films like Jurassic Park, Spider-Man and one of my personal favorites, Death Becomes Her, to his name. Now he’s turned his attention to novels with the bio-thriller Cold Storage. Koepp is here to tell you how the novel began, and why […]

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Labor Day Spiderweb

I woke up early enough that dew was still on the spiderwebs. I imagine it’s a little annoying for the spiders, but it sure is pretty for the rest of us. (And yes, we have quite a few spiders. Which means we have fewer of the others sorts of bugs. Fair trade.)

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The View From Abe’s Place, 9/1/19

He’s got a good view of it all, I have to say. At the airport now and heading home. Hope you’re having a lovely Labor Day weekend.

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