Tag Archives: books

1800 posts, 1000 tweets, and signing off for the summer

As promised, I’m going to take a bit of a break for the next four weeks. I’ll blog up anything that strikes me as super important or inspiring (can’t promise my work on incels, Batman, or Boonie the weasel’s back-story … Continue reading

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Musings on the ambitious flop that was “Bad Cow”

Yesterday I posted a self-deprecating / self-pitying image macro acknowledging that Bad Cow, which I’d enthusiastically considered the most important and mind-blowing piece of literature to grace my bibliography, didn’t really hit that mark. I intended it as a direct … Continue reading

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The BFG / IKJ (a review)

Day 73. 123,730 words. (Reviewer’s note: I am not adding images to this review, and probably won’t bother in future. Google image search has gimpversioned itself to death and basically made it a huge pain in the arse to find images … Continue reading

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What I Did On My Holidays, 2017-2018, Day 16

Day 61. 113,643 words. Weekend flatline begins now. We went to my aunt and uncle’s place on our 16th day of summer holidays. This was enjoyable, because – well for a start they’re good people. And they also had a … Continue reading

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Interlude: Hugos 2018: Once More Unto the Breach

Day 45. 97,293 words. I was delighted to see that some of my contributions had made it into the final farewell newsletter from the Helsinki Worldcon people. Here, for anyone who missed out on the newsletter, is my reminiscence-story. Well … Continue reading

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This Week in Literature

I’m pleased to announce that Bad Cow is live in all its vampirey, angelly, demonny, elfy, flat-earthy, classic-fantasy-novel-doorstoppy glory. You can get the e-book here for just a buck more than The Final Fall of Man books, which isn’t bad … Continue reading

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Speaking of the future

Immediately after joining the Heinlein Society and checking out their forums, I found an independent author who has written a book about exponential technology and the utopia or dystopia / extermination it could lead to. I checked out the first … Continue reading

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