Tag Archives: Science Fiction

The Illusion of Another Time or Place Through Words

I’ve been thinking a lot about the impact of words lately. I’ve had a number of editing jobs, covering different types of material: a biblical fantasy, a children’s book, an academic thesis, and a scholarly analytic volume. Each required a … Continue reading

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Loscon 2010

I’m going to be attending this year’s Loscon – and will be on four of the panels in the writing track (moderating two of them). I’ll also be in the dealers room a lot, at the GLAWS booth, selling and … Continue reading

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About Research – Who Knows What?

(Originally posted on LiveJournal) I started reading a new fantasy this week and within a couple of pages found myself being irritated. Please don’t take what follows as a review of the whole, because it is not. I mean to … Continue reading

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Signing and Selling at Loscon

This weekend I will be attending Loscon at the Airport Marriott near LAX, here in Los Angeles.  I attended the first time last year, and kicked myself for skipping it all these years (I have a lot of friends who … Continue reading

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More About “The Beauty of Turbines”

(Originally posted on LiveJournal) Back in this entry, I described the inspiration of the science fiction short story I’m working on, titled “The Beauty of Turbines”. Now, I admit, I have not been as diligent as I would like in … Continue reading

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Loscon 2008

I’d meant to post about Mythcon back some time ago.  But now I’ve misplace the program listings, which I meant to use to describe the things I’d attended.  Oh well.  I’ll just say, aside from some interesting glitches regarding the location … Continue reading

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Confluence of Inspirations

(Originally posted on LiveJournal) I attended Loscon this last weekend, and had a great time. The various discussions gave me a real lift in the spirits, re-energizing my writing impulses. (I talk more fully about the whole Loscon experience here) … Continue reading

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