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The Tribe Trilogy, by Ambelin Kwaymullina

I met Ambelin Kwaymullina in 2014 at Continuum. Later that year, I read and talked about the first two books in her young adult Tribe series. At the time, only the first book was available in the U.S. As of today, the second book is out in the U.S. as well, but the third is(…)

Cool Stuff Friday

Friday wants to know if it’s too soon to start setting up a Kickstarter for the UK. 17 pics of our solar system from the Cassini space probe Animal expressions that capture what it’s like to be a parent Happy dog playing with the BEST TOY EVER!!! Fake want ads.

If We Wrote Men Like We Write Women, Part II

Wow. A lot of great comments and other responses to yesterday’s blog post that genderswapped scenes from Heinlein, Asimov, and Anthony. Some preliminary thoughts: My goal was not to say or suggest these three authors were HORRIBLE HUMAN BEINGS and if you ever liked anything they wrote then YOU’RE A HORRIBLE HUMAN BEING TOO! Pretty(…)

If We Wrote Men Like We Write Women

Posting these without comment…for now. Curious what people’s thoughts and reactions will be. -Jim While Mr. Douglas was speaking freely on a subject he knew little about, Jane C. Henshaw, LL.B, M.D., Sc.D., bon vivant, gourmet, sybarite, popular author extraordinary, and neo-pessimist philosopher, was sitting by her pool at her home in the Poconos, scratching(…)

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