January 2015

Thinking about health

When I posted my Top 10 Influential Books a few weeks ago, a book I heavily considered putting on the list, but ultimately got bumped down to slot 11, was Incarceron (well, Incarceron and Sapphique, which I guess are two books, even though my mind usually merges them into one)…

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January Link Post

• In “me” news, I’m on Tumblr now! Come be amazed by all my pretty space reblogs, and maybe other stuff (eventually). • Speaking of space, here’s a Kickstarter to finance a documentary about NASA, the history of the US space program, the future of space exploration, and all sorts…

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A promise to my readers

I’m sure everyone has heard about the disturbing events of this last October, so we definitely don’t need to rehash that. Those cases were extreme and rare, probably once-in-a-lifetime occurrences. But the unfortunate reality is that—even if it’s not to the same extent—reviewers being confronted by angry authors is a…

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Top 10 Most Influential Books

Awhile back, I got tagged in one of those memes that was floating around: the top ten books that have stayed with you over the years; not necessarily your favorites, but ones that influenced you. The meme instructions said “don’t think about it too much,” but I did think about…

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Life in the Misty Woods

I know this is incomprehensible to probably about 95% of humanity, but I’m relatively sure that I have some form of reverse-Seasonal Affective Disorder. I get unreasonably irritable, stressed and even downright sick when it’s sunny outside. Summers are misery for me, but in some ways it’s even worse when…

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New Year’s News

2014 was a difficult year. It was a hard year for me, personally, because of a couple of severe health problems that really got in the way of getting a whole lot of much accomplished. And I know it was a difficult year for the world, too; I think I…

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