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Building Character, part 1 – Character Sheet

“…state my assumptions.” – Darren Aronofsky, Pi.   All of my writing, from my earliest diary notes to Guttershaman and beyond are, at heart, an attempt to explain & justify my perspective of the world to others in a coherent … Continue reading

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Want a new free Bruce Sterling short story? 'course you do!

Via Boing Boing, who said this: In White Fungus, an “architecture fiction” published in the first issue of Beyond magazine, Bruce Sterlng marries the sardonic and the hopeful in a gripping, hilarious story about how every aspect of civic life … Continue reading

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Quote of the day

“With that sweet, frank way she had of cutting to the core of an issue without ever delivering anything useful, Rabbiteen Chandra was the very soul of bloggerdom.” From Bruce Sterling and Rudy Rucker’s latest collaberation, the short story Colliding … Continue reading

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Anathem

Just started Neal Stephenson’s latest doorstop epic novel Anathem. Not a light-weight read, in any sense – but after the first seventy-or-so pages, one does settle into the universe he creates. By page 300, I’m completely enthralled. Only six hundred … Continue reading

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