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Category Archives: Reading
Nu tar jag emot manus för coachning. Jag har just nu plats för ett längre manus eller ett par noveller, så det är först till kvarn som gäller. Den som vill få manushjälp av en prisbelönt fantastikförfattare och skrivpedagog har … Continue reading
Having had a bit of a reading hiatus, I’m digging into my to read-pile. This is not actually my whole to-read pile. The main mass is about a meter and a half. This is the read it now for fuck’s … Continue reading
I was very happy to see so many friends and works I love on the Hugo ballot. Since short stories are my thing, I looked up the nominees I hadn’t read in that category and discovered that all of the … Continue reading
I like stuff that falls between categories, and creatures with motivations difficult to comprehend.Here are four of my favorites. This is not the list of Comprehensible Scary Humanoid Monsters. It’s the list of Holy Shit What Does It Want-Humanoids, which … Continue reading
I was listening to this song this morning, and got hit with the sledgehammer of vemod, and that’s how I ended up writing a long post about a famine.
Tove Jansson has been important to me ever since I was a child. BBC published a lovely article about her today, which I would recommend to anyone who thinks she was just about pudgy Moomin trolls.
Haven’t been able to read for a while, because of intense writing. But I’m catching up with reading again, and it’s mostly stuff that I’m sorry I haven’t read before:
Because I teach creative writing, and because I write myself, and because I generally like such things, I frequently use and read books about writing. Stephen King’s On Writing was the first good book I encountered on the subject, for … Continue reading
This essay: “We Have Always Fought: Challenging the Women, Cattle and Slaves Narrative” by Kameron Hurley, which is a look at how we talk about women’s role in history and how screwed-up most people’s image of “realistic” is. It’s an … Continue reading