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On sale today: Robert Charles Wilson's The Affinities

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

On sale today in hardcover and e-book. Excerpt here. Brief interview with the author here. Author website here. Our...

A few simple desultory philippics

Jeet Heer, in the New Republic, on the crisis of the Hugo Awards. Yes, I just actually typed the words...

The 2015 Hugo finalists, v. 2.0

We've shut down comments in the previous iteration of this thread because they hit the four-digit limit. Everything there can...

Discussing Specific Changes to the Hugo Nomination Election: Another Guest Post By Bruce Schneier

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

This is a continuation of an earlier thread (now closed) about the Hugo nomination process and how it might be...

On voting systems: a guest post from Bruce Schneier

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

I've been thinking about voting systems lately, and Teresa has graciously allowed me this space to hash out some ideas...

The morning news

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Bruce Schneier (facts, nonfactual amusing facts, Schneier on Security) is going to host a front-page post and discussion here of...

Clean Living Under Difficult Circumstances

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

(1) Black Gate reviewer Matthew David Surridge made the difficult decision to decline a Hugo nomination for Best Fan Writer,...

The 2015 Hugo finalists

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

The ballot is here. It's not pretty. Other folks will have detailed comments and analysis, including lists of which finalists...

Both more and less than political

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Throughout this long recent discussion, I've had a passage from The Left Hand of Darkness rattling around in my head....

Distant thunder, and the smell of ozone

last monthGenres / 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

last monthGenres / 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

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

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 months 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 months 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

2 months 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

3 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

3 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

3 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...

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