Algis Budrys, Starflight, and Moonscapes

I was amused this morning in that interesting nostalgic way you can get sometimes, when I read Dean Wesley Smith’s blog post that attributed his interest in doing the Moonscapes bundle to his reading of Algis Budrys’ Rogue Moon. I definitely get it. I, too, read Rogue Moon. For its day it was amazing, and […]

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Moonscapes Bundle Launches!

Here’s something incredibly cool: ten amazing SF books by ten of my favorite writers and people (well, nine of them, plus my own Starflight!). On top of that, an opportunity to support AbleGamers, a fantastic group that’s working to support disabled folks who want to game.   GET THE BUNDLE HERE!!!   The books are […]

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Seven Days in May is Published!

It is, as the Flying Scot used to say, a beautiful day for a motor car race, don’t you think? I’m smiling ear to ear today because I can finally say that Seven Days in May is available! For those unfamiliar with this unique little project, this is a collaborative collection of stories that my […]

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The Kentucky Derby’s Conscientious Objector?

Having grown through my formative years in Louisville, Kentucky, I have an affinity to the Kentucky Derby. I admit that I don’t follow it particularly closely these days, but it was certainly a thing for me and I have lots of great memories closely tied to it (and the week that leads up to it). […]

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Jimmy Kimmel is wrong

Since this blog is chronically behind the times, I’m sure everyone is now aware that Jimmy Kimmel made a particularly heartrending monologue a couple days ago in which he described events surrounding the birth of his son, a kid who came into the world with a congenital heart defect. In it he talks about the […]

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My Male-Pattern Stupidity and Fearless Girl

I’m finding myself caught up in several conversations about Fearless Girl and Charging Bull. You know what I’m talking about, right? The statue of the little girl standing defiantly in front of the Wall Street bull and the flack that came about when the original artist, Arturo Di Modica, complained that her appearance altered his […]

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Writers of the “Current”

I recently spent a week in Los Angeles at the Writers of the Future workshop, blogging daily for them and generally having much fun. Part way through it, Galaxy Press asked if I would do individual capsules on each writer. I loved the idea, so I said “sure!” Those went over well enough that they […]

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