from Boing Boing Get-together with Cory at Melbourne Writers’ Festival this Friday I’m in Melbourne, Australia for the Melbourne Writers’ Festival and a number of people have written to see if I can get together for coffee or a meal. Unfortunately, my schedule’s too tight for much socializing. Lucky for me, Lachlan Musicman, Guy, and […]Read more "Get-together with Cory at Melbourne Writers’ Festival this Friday…"
Attention Conservation Notice: This is a long rambling post about what I think The Future means (and doesn’t mean) today. It also has some pics and trailer for the new Disney movie 😉 If we’re living in a science-fictional world, does this mean the future, as a concept, no longer exists? Was the “future” just […]Read more "the imaginative death of the future"
In part of his annual state of the world address on The Well Bruce Sterling says: The worst part about writing science fiction is the publishing and distribution system. Practically everything we know about literature and popular literate culture is predicated on the use of ink on paper. I was a big fan of that […]Read more "bruces on writing in teh 21C"
link to the mp3, and my notesRead more "2003 interview with Cory Doctorow on “Down And Out in the Magic Kingdom”"
My thoughts on two new SF books…Read more "Glasshouse vs Rainbows End"
So I flew back into miserable Melbourne last night. My first con officially over. Of course, I’m dragging it out as long as I can.. going to Cory’s PopCornTaxi talk tonight. I’m still trying to digest the whole experience.. but here’s what I’ve digested so far. If you want to be a writer, then write. […]Read more "What I learned at Conjure"