Action helps us feel more in control. Doing good things creates a ripple effect. I’ve seen a couple of images of people helping, but I also wanted to compile a guide for how citizens can make a difference.
It isn’t a surprise to anyone that I am not the biggest fan of that literary ghetto of a genre,… Read more A Bunch of White Guys, or The Hugo Awards
I am grateful that there are so many Discworld novels to read, and that we have them at all. That any book’s birth is a combination of luck, talent and timing, and to have so many is wealth indeed. It’s hard not to mourn the books that will now go unwritten, but at least we can turn to dozens and dozens of novels and be glad that those books live now.
Oh look, it's happening again. Amazon has removed buy buttons before, in 2008, 2010 (twice) and 2012, and now they've decided they're going to try again and see if people allow it, AGAIN.
Far be it from me to piss on the writing parade of someone who likes to scribble cowboy fiction. After… Read more Quick Fix: A Writing Submission Gone Horribly Wrong
So, I was fortunate enough to get a preview ticket to see The Hobbit in very sexy HFR 3D. This luxurious new… Read more The Hobbit HFR 3D Review
Despite the fact that Fifty Shades of Grey is basically a handguide to how abusive relationships start, and that Game… Read more Tony Blair, A Journey and the Armchair Activists
As far as moments in publishing go, the launch of Pottermore is massive. But what makes it momentous is that,… Read more JK Rowling, Pottermore and the Future
I have said before that I am a supporter of Anonymous and all their crazy folks, and today is a good day for a… Read more Why the Anti-SOPA Movement Matters