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Post Puppy Doldrums

Not much I can add to the enjoyment of this year’s annual award for best woke performance in sci-fi and fantasy literature.  One post is all the tarnished rocket gets from me in a year that saw a record tripling … Continue reading

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Salon Admits Jeffro Was Right

Jeffro’s detractors have called him a crackpot conspiracy theorist for daring to point out the concerted effort by major publishing houses filthy with secular midwits and tedious intersectionalists to commandeer the ship of science-fiction and steer it away from the … Continue reading

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They Know

Politics is downstream from culture.  One of the reasons that the publishers in New York are doing everything they can to isolate independent writers and publishers like Castalia House is that they know it plays a vital role in establishing … Continue reading

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Hugo Novelette: Touring with the Alien

Tomas Diaz beat me to the punch on this review, and more power to him for that. My review was written without peeking at his.  As you’ll see, he takes a far more cerebral approach to his review, and I … Continue reading

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Cora Lyin’

Cora, Cora, Cora, why you gotta play like dat? I was goggling about searching for Tomas Diaz’s excellent analysis of the Hugo Novelette-ettes, which is excellent.  My own review of Touring with the Alien will be published tomorrow, so check … Continue reading

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You’ll Surely Drown

You’ll Surely Drown Here If You Stay by Alyssa Wong has been nominated for a Hugo Award, and since the online conversation about the Hugo Awards is driven primarily by what authors look like, it might be nice to take a … Continue reading

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What Hugo Discussions Reveal

Take it away Eleanor! Reading through coverage of this year’s Hugo nominated works, both in mainstream media and in the on-line circles thrilled by the results of E. Pluribus Unum, it’s striking how little conversation there is about…you know…the works … Continue reading

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Hugo Congrats Are In Order

C ongratulations to the Hugo Award finalists.   A few short thoughts on a few categories:Best Fan Writer: Jeffro JohnsonThis Jeffro guy is getting to be a regular fixture there.  He’s slowly becoming the Sally Fields of the Hugo Awards.  They … Continue reading

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You’re Welcome, HUGO!

The Rabid Puppies are the best thing to happen to the Hugo Awards in decades. Five years ago, nobody in the mainstream media was talking about the Hugos.  It was considered a niche of a niche market.  Maaaybe you’d see … Continue reading

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It’s Not Just You

Pictured above: Not me and my brother. This past week I sent an email out to my closest friends and family announcing my entry into the world of self-publishing.  This represents my ‘coming out of the pulp closet’ to people … Continue reading

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