In 2014, the Newspaper Died

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Someone forwarded this to me, and I finally watched it. Whoa! It’s really good. Creepy, in an SFnal sort of way. Watch it when you have 8 minutes to spare, and see what the future of our news media could … Read More

Faramir — or Jar-Jaromir?

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No, tsmacro, you weren’t the only one bothered by what the LOTR movie did to Faramir! (I’m responding, by the way, to a comment posted to the blog entry directly below this one.) Have you seen Jar-Jaromir? You must look. … Read More

Wrestling Tournament in Maine

We spent the day at the Hyde Wrestling Tournament in Bath, Maine, another girls-only tourney, this one smaller, as it was a first-time event. All three girls from the Arlington team went, plus the one girl who wrestles for Lexington … Read More

Im Hyperraum

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Today’s mail brought me a small packet of very fat books, forwarded to me by my U.S. publisher, Tor Books, from my German publisher, Heyne. It contained a new German translation of: Im Hyperraum. It took me a minute or … Read More

Interesting Writing Problem: Screen to Book

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Before I speak on-topic, let me just mention that there’s an interesting exchange of comments on creationism versus evolution going on under the Faith and Rationality piece, which you can scroll down to (or click on, in the right column). … Read More