Daily Archives: April 7, 2022

Reader Request Week 2022: Get Your Questions In!

So, next week is literally the only week in the next two months where I am not traveling and/or have something on a deadline, so you know what that means: It’s a perfect time for the annual Reader Request Week! That’s when you, the faithful reader of Whatever, provide a topic that you want to […]

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Church Update: 4/7/22

Many of you have asked for updates on the church we bought, so here’s that update: We’ve begun the renovations. We’ve engaged the services of a building contractor who specializes in churches, which is fortunate because these spaces are in many ways unique and have singular issues. We’re starting with big stuff first: We’re redoing […]

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Hey, Look, the 2022 Hugo Finalists Have Been Announced

And I’m delighted that many dear friends and colleagues are nominated this year. Congratulations to everyone who has made the finalist list! The whole list, as emailed to me (and many others) by Chicon 8, this year’s Worldcon: Best Novel Light From Uncommon Stars, Ryka Aoki (Tor; St. Martin’s)The Galaxy, and the Ground Within, Becky […]

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The Big Idea: Adam Oyebanji

In his novel Braking Day, author Adam Oyebanji wants to take humans into deep space. But just because he wants to take them into deep space doesn’t mean he’s going to make it easy and simple for them to get there… or stay there. ADAM OYEBANJI: I fear I’m here under false pretenses. I don’t […]

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