2020 Visions Author #2 – Sheila Finch

I met Sheila Finch in Tempe, Arizona last year at Westercon.  Sheila and I were the only two members to attend the scheduled SFWA meeting, but since two members does not meet quorum, we just sat and chatted for the hour.

Sheila’s reputation as a writer precedes her.   The … Continue reading

2020 Visions Author #1 – Mary Robinette Kowal

Over the course of the next two weeks or so, I will be posting a little information on the authors contributing to the 2020 Visions Anthology.  The order is the sequence I expect the stories to appear in the anthology.  It opens with a short piece from Mary Robinette … Continue reading

Shades of Milk and Honey

Today is release day for the debut novel of writer Mary Robinette Kowal.    Shades of Milk and Honey (Tor, 2010) is touted as being the novel Jane Austen would have written if she wrote fantasy.   It’s an interesting comparison that I can’t really comment on because (my bad) … Continue reading

I met Harlan Ellison today!

I Met Harlan Ellison Today!

Attended the friday portion of the Nebula Awards Weekend in Tempe.

Spent the early hours wandering around the hospitality suite. Met Karen Anderson, widow of the late great Poul Anderson, one of my all-time favorite writers. Very nice lady.

I attended a lecture on … Continue reading