Tag Archive: Science Fiction

Feb 18 2017

Shutting the Door on the Future

The concept of a Technological Singularity is becoming current again, with various pundits and techno-billionaires warning us of the potential consequences. Science Fiction writers, in particular, have quite a hard time with the whole thing. Charles Stross and Jo Walton both famously referred to the Singularity as “the turd in the punchbowl of Science Fiction.” …

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Jul 17 2015

Chapter 10 of ‘Closing the Circuit’

Chapter 10, Meditation: Worth. If you aren’t already reading CtC, start with Chapter 1, First steps are the hardest. Restarting my Clarion West Write-a-thon project for 2015! Please sponsor me.

Jul 09 2015

Another year, another Clarion West Writeathon

Yeah, it’s happening again. The Clarion West Writeathon. A major fund raiser for Clarion West every year; where writers set goals and you help to support Clarion West by sponsoring those writers. As always, the list of participating writers is long, but in it you will find some famous names and more than a few not so …

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Jul 08 2015

Chapter 9 of ‘Closing the Circuit’

Chapter 9, Like the turning of the night. If you aren’t already reading CtC, start with Chapter 1, First steps are the hardest. Restarting my Clarion West Write-a-thon project for 2015! Please sponsor me.

Jun 18 2015

Chapter 8 of ‘Closing the Circuit’

Chapter 8, Remembrance: Sully. If you aren’t already reading CtC, start with Chapter 1, First steps are the hardest. Restarting my Clarion West Write-a-thon project for 2015! Please sponsor me. I’m delivering this chapter one scene a day over the next week. I might miss a day, but I’ll try not to.

Aug 07 2014

My WorldCon Schedule (and some thoughts on the same)

This year the Science Fiction World Convention (the WorldCon) is in London: Loncon 3. I am on programming again, including a reading I won’t be able to do (because I’ll still be in Iceland) and one last minute addition I will also miss because my plane arrives too late on Thursday. (A good thing, because …

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Jul 26 2014

Chapter 7 of ‘Closing the Circuit’

Chapter 7, The coldest of us. If you aren’t already reading CtC, start with Chapter 1, First steps are the hardest. And that makes another 2400 words of my Clarion West Write-a-thon project! Please sponsor me I also made a bunch of updates to the CtC title page, including a blurb and a writer’s preface.

Jul 14 2014

Chapter 6 of ‘Closing the Circuit’

Chapter 6, Meditation: Beauty. If you aren’t already reading CtC, start with Chapter 1, First steps are the hardest. And that makes another 1300 words of my Clarion West Write-a-thon project! Please sponsor me!

Jul 07 2014

Chapter 5 of ‘Closing the Circuit’

Chapter 5, To walk among the fallen. If you aren’t already reading CtC, start with Chapter 1, First steps are the hardest. And that makes another 1700 words of my Clarion West Write-a-thon project! Please sponsor me!

Jul 01 2014

Chapter 4 of ‘Closing the Circuit’

Chapter 4, Remembrance: Battle. If you aren’t already reading CtC, start with Chapter 1, First steps are the hardest. And that makes another 1500 words of my Clarion West Write-a-thon project! Please sponsor me!

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