- The Importance of Pie: Cooking the Books with James D. Macdonald – OCTOBER 9, 2012“… Jim has a wicked recipe for Lime Pie that he combines with a lecture on writing short stories. We’ve invited him today to join Cooking the Books in closer inspection of this pie-story simile, and to talk about writing and teaching writing.” [read more]
- The Girl-Cooties Theory of Writing Okay. The Girl Cooties Theory of Genre Literature, as applied to sf and fantasy.
We start by positing the existence of a body of sf readers and writers (numerically perhaps fairly small, but nevertheless extremely vocal) who are deathly afraid of getting girl cooties….
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Congratulations to everyone I know and like who got a Hugo! And congratulations to everyone whom I don’t know personally, but still like, who got a Hugo! Looking over the results, I don’t think there’s anybody whom I know well enough to dislike who did get a Hugo (unlike some years past), so that’s good, […]