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Tag Archives: john scalzi
I keep reading articles that say blogging is mandatory for writers nowadays. That agents and editors won’t take you on if you don’t already have a platform. This is hooey.
Let me repeat that. Hooey.
Iâ€™m headed into the city this evening to hear John Scalzi read from Fuzzy Nation. Iâ€™ve loved the Little Fuzzy books (and Iâ€™ll note that thereâ€™s a bunch of his stuff free for e-readers) since discovering them as a teenager and found a book club edition of the first two this weekend at the thrift store. Iâ€™d forgotten what a tear jerker the first one is, and the anti-corporate message seems even more timely than usual. I havenâ€™t read Fuzzy Nation yet, but Iâ€™m picking it up today and looking forward to it. Iâ€™m also fascinated by the idea that Scalziâ€™s written fan fiction â€“ it opens up some interesting questions about that debate. Continue reading
Works mentioned in the Year’s Best Fantasy and Science Fiction 2010 Panel, Norwescon 34, Seattle, Washington, April 22, 2010. Participants: Lou Anders, Brenda Cooper, Gordon Van Gelder, Cat Rambo, Sam Sykes. Continue reading