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Friday Reviews: Unlocked by John Scalzi

Unlocked: An Oral History of Haden’s Syndrome

John Scalzi

This short novella is a preview of Scalzi’s new novel, Lock In, about a plague in our near future. 251 more words

Books

Ideas, the Internet, and Asshats

I had two good ideas for blog post topics in my head the other morning when I left work. One was related to the question about asshatery on the internet and had to do with why people care about what other people do or like. 681 more words

Writing

This Week: Will Publishing Change The Tone?

It’s Never Too Late To Embrace Your Cognitive Dissonance

Here’s an interesting irony for those following — or being battered to bits by — the Amazon-Hachette mania that’s enraging so many people in book publishing in this loud, hot summer. 2,040 more words

Author Profile: John Scalzi

It seems fitting that a blog about writing should kick off its recurring monthly segment on authorship by reviewing one of the most prolific and successful bloggers-turned-writers out there; John Scalzi. 356 more words

Authors

Book Review - The Lazarus Particle

Full-disclosure: I am a member of a writing group called LOOW (League of Original WOOLwriters or Legendary Octogenarian Orbiting Whales – whichever you prefer). Logan Thomas Snyder is also a member of this group. 362 more words

Kindle

Interesting Pre-Order Opportunity from Audible.com

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On 8/26/2014 the science fiction writer John Scalzi is releasing his new novel ‘Lock in’. 217 more words

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