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Still Waiting

I’ve been snooping through the web trying to figure out what is new in the Science Fiction world – books, movies, etc – and what I have found is…not much. 253 more words

Fact Friday


Happy birthday, John Scalzi!!! Live long and prosper, but remember, it’s an Old Man’s War out there. 

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Year's First Review of Vile Nonsense -- "Safe Space as Rape Room" by Daniel Eness

New year, old tricks. I plan to read and review all Hugo finalists, but we’ll see if that is doable. The Spacefaring, Extradimensional Happy Cat Family is going to grow this summer by one more spacefaring kitten, so my paws might be full of associated dirty work. 907 more words

Rabid Puppies

April 2016 - My Bookish Month in SFF.

In an effort to keep track of exactly what I’ve read and done (Anything geeky), I’m doing a monthly post summarising what I’ve read each month, as well as any events I’ve been to etc. 1,793 more words


And Then The Hugos Happened. Again.

The Hugo nominations were announced this week, at which point everyone got confirmation for what we pretty much all knew — that the Rabid Puppies were going to double-down on being assholes, and that the slate voting and ballot stuffing is pretty much here to stay until there can be an official rules change. 2,172 more words

Who is Chuck Tingle?

While I can only speculate on the identity of the cult erotica author, I suspect Chuck Tingle is the future of publishing.

Hours after the announcement of the 2016 Hugo Award shortlists, one of the nominated authors published a book to express his feelings on the matter. 550 more words

Writing & Publishing

Ohioana Book Festival

There’s still time to visit the 2016 Ohioana Book Festival, at the Sheraton in downtown Columbus. I got a signed book and shook John Scalzi’s hand, tried not to sound like a gushing idiot when we chatted, listened to an interesting panel discussion, and got some solid book and author recommendations. 7 more words