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Distant thunder, and the smell of ozone

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

I've been keeping an ear on the SF community's gossip, and I think the subject of this year's Hugo nominations...

Hello, pain

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

I've had tendonitis in both shoulders for years, from two separate mishaps long ago. And like every practitioner of our...

Open thread 204

One of my favorite news stories this week is a local one: IKEA Nederland has denied permission to play hide...

"IT'S TIME, TERRY." "I know."

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

I started reading Pratchett back when his books were merely funny. No, I tell a lie. They were funny and...

Your "polarizing" opinions are part of what you write with

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

I imagine that lots of Making Light's regular readers also read John Scalzi's Whatever, so I don't link to posts...

It is not logical, but it is often true

4 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

I'm still quietly reeling from Leonard Nimoy's death on Friday. This isn't some excessive fangirl reaction, some indulgence in popular...

Fanfic at The New Yorker

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

I feel like I should mark it on my calendar: four days ago, The New Yorker published The True History...

Omnia Mutantur, Nihil Interit

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

When I first got started in bookbinding, one of the figures that interested me most was Thomas J Cobden-Sanderson. He...

Everything is now fandom and fandom is now everything

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Just the other day I noted in the sidebar my bemusement that heated lettercolumn exchanges in the New York Review...

The joy of continuity

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Agent Carter have been pandering to me expertly. (Humongous Spoiler Alert: if you don't want...

On sale today: Greg Van Eekhout's Pacific Fire, the sequel to California Bones

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

On sale today in hardcover and e-book. Exerpt here. Author website here. West Coast tour schedule here. (Making Light...

Open thread 203

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

So every now and then someone asks me for a link to something nice, or expresses so much stress in...

"Why I Am Not a Maker"

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Deb Chachra, engineer, teacher, sometime Making Light commenter, on what's wrong with the notion of "maker culture", and why she...

The Just City: Spoilers, Arguments, and Speculations

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

It's all but a tradition here on Making Light now: shortly after the launch of a Jo Walton book, we're...

On sale today: Jo Walton's The Just City, Book One of Thessaly

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

On sale today in hardcover and ebook in North America, on January 15 in ebook in the UK and...

Editorial work, 2014

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Or perhaps I should say, my editorial work that appeared in 2014. We're always working on several years at once....

Juan Cole on the Charlie Hebdo murders

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Specifically, on why al Qaeda targeted a bunch of satirists and cartoonists. Hint: It had nothing to do with outraged...

Not much rhymes with “Zamyatin”

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Some say the world will end in Huxley, Some say in Orwell. From what I’ve seen of those with bucks,...

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