Monthly Archives: July 2013

Writing Workshop

Carrie Cuinn, an editor who I’ve worked with professionally and who is also a personal friend, will be offering an online, four-week short fiction writing workshop. It’s only $50, it’s all online, and considering the strength of the anthologies she’s … Continue reading

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You knew the job was dangerous when you took it

I’m currently reading a book for Your Book is Why Daddy Drinks that is, without any hyperbole or exaggeration, the worst book I’ve ever read in every sense of the word. Poorly edited in multiple ways, the writing is atrocious, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Much Ado About Nothing

It says something to the quality of the writing that a play penned over four hundred years ago, “updated” enough to change pronouns where necessary as appropriate but otherwise leaving the work untouched, is not only understandable when put into … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Pacific Rim

It’s not that I had low expectations going in to Pacific Rim, it’s that I knew what kind of movie I was getting when I bought that ticket. I grew up watching Godzilla flicks late at night. And that’s what … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Crazy thinks you should be careful what you wish for

There’s a certain mindset I don’t understand, and that’s the criminal who thinks they’re too good to get caught so they taunt the police. First of all, I have to believe that the number of actual criminal masterminds out in … Continue reading

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Good on Tor

Patrick Nielsen Hayden tweets that James Frenkel, an editor for Tor who was recently accused of sexually harassing a woman at a recent convention, is no longer with Tor. I’ve confirmed with my friend at Locus that his leaving was … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Crazy has a new found fear, er, respect for football hooligans

Well, maybe not traditional hooligans which are British if I understand, but I think that this Monday Morning Crazy would make even a bunch of authentic hooligans sit back, blink, and go, “Daaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaamn.” Now, imagine if you will, you’re in … Continue reading

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