The Interdependency has existed for a millennium, ruled from Hub by the House of Wu, whose monopoly on military equipment and strategic location enables it to control access and charge demand tariffs on commerce. 589 more words
This OTYCD entry originally posted in July 2017.
Read these blog posts by John Scalzi on white privilege and being poor. You’ll be better for it. 310 more words
“So who are your influences?”
As writers, that’s something we’re supposed to be prepared to answer, right? Who do we compare ourselves with? We’re supposed to have a thirty-second elevator pitch of our novel along the lines of “It’s Arthur C Clarke meets George R R Martin, in space,” or “James S A Corey (both of them) and Joe Abercrombie meet for drinks with Olen Steinhauer and Andy Weir on the deck of the Millennium Falcon, and John Scalzi and Ann Leckie drop in unannounced, before they all head off to a party in honor of Iain M Banks, Ursula K LeGuin, and Philip K Dick, where they run into Hugh Howie and N K Jemisin overlooking scale models of 872 more words