Monthly Archives: April 2014

A Newbie’s Thoughts on the whole Hugofail

Essentially, I think it is good that we call out people with not merely obnoxious but hate inciting views. Let’s weed ’em out brothers and sisters. This may not have started out as our terrain, but many of us have … Continue reading

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The Long Now

I am not obsessed with Michael Chabon, honestly I am not. But this essay about the clock of the Long Now is very good. And there is more about the whole project at Brainpickings

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Get Real! Or Maybe Dont Get Real?

Get Real! Or Maybe Don’t Get Real? A Conversation with Lincoln Michel (Part 1). Really interesting and mostly everything I feel about doing a creative writing MA. In Part 2 it’s interesting that there’s no mention of Clarion West (about the … Continue reading

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Race: The Final Frontier?

It’s not always an easy thing to speak up. Having been in the position of critiquing someone else’s novel where the alien that our heroine met cute was–you guessed it, described as big, muscular, scary and obsidian black though of course … Continue reading

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