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The Other Star Trek Show: Some Thoughts on The Orville

It seems to be one of those moments of cosmic serendipity, when two or more works with eerily similar concepts come out independently of each other at around the same time. Pop culture is full of such moments, such as … Continue reading

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Just Cool Links

At the Guardian, Damien Walter points out that being male is not a prerequisite for writing hard SF. It’s a decent article, though IMO mentioning M. John Harrison in an article about women writing hard SF is not quite appropriate, … Continue reading

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Two writing links, two Fifty Shades articles, two awards, two celebrity deaths and the impending death of genre

The King of Elfland’s Second Cousin weighs in on the current debate on the impending death of genre due to the rise of e-books that was kicked off by Charles Stross. I think anybody who believes that e-books will destroy … Continue reading

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More Christopher Priest, more Fifty Shades of Grey and some writing links

Yorkshire photos will follow later this week, but for now I have a couple of links on the current discussions of the day: Send to Kindle

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Call me Popeye – Kids, character identification and self-insertion into movies

Today, I watched a film with my afternoon class, one of those Scary Movie No. Whatever horror film parodies (the students wanted to watch it – shrug – and since it’s a parody it’s acceptable), and I noticed a very … Continue reading

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A new sales venue, emotional writing, plagiarism, women in epic fantasy and awesome feminist cartoons

First of all, I have an announcement: Pegasus Pulp e-books are now available at OmniLit/AllRomance ebooks. If you need one of the more exotic e-book formats (Palm, Microsoft Reader, Rocket) or are an international reader who wants to avoid the … Continue reading

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The Strunk and White Aftermath – and a linkdump

The Strunk and White avalanche is still continuing. July 12 got only 19 views less than July 11. Links are popping up in various places as well, including one in a Making Light open thread in this comment. Meanwhile, absolutely … Continue reading

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