Fabulous Writing Conference for Young People!

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I’ve just returned from four days at the Bread Loaf, Vermont campus of Middlebury College, where I was one of twenty-two writers teaching at the New England Young Writers Conference. It was my first time at this annual event, and … Read More

Roswell Film Explained?

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Remember Roswell, New Mexico, where an alien spacecraft supposedly crashed in 1947, and the Air Force made off with the wreckage and hid it? (Of course you do.) Remember the movie Alien Autopsy that came out a while back, purporting … Read More

Nebula Awards for 2006

The results are in from the Nebula Awards® banquet put on by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA), and here are the 2006 Nebula Award winners: Novel — Camouflage, by Joe Haldeman Novella — “Magic for Beginners,” … Read More

Titan Landing Videos

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It’s been over a year since the Huygens (that’s pronounced hoy-gens) probe landed on Saturn’s moon Titan, penetrating for the first time the opaque clouds that have hidden Titan’s surface. Scientists have now released a pair of videos, created from … Read More

Weird Politics

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In a turn of events that I can only call bizarre, I find myself siding with the Bush administration against Senator Ted Kennedy on an issue involving energy policy and the environment. How weird is that? The issue is Cape … Read More

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