Monthly Archives: June 2015

SFSF Social – June Report

Originally posted on Sheffield Fantasy & Science Fiction Social Club:
The third SFSF Social went off with a bang last night – if you weren’t there, here’s a taster of what you missed (and some advance details of the next…

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Sheffield SF Social

It was lovely to be invited to do a reading at the third Sheffield SF Social which took place on Saturday 28th June (which is still ‘today’ as I write, butr yesterday as you read).  Paul Kane was the other … Continue reading

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Another Country

Our kids think we were born in the stone age because so much changed in the quarter century between my childhood and theirs. Less has changed in the gap between their childhood and our grandson’s. Computers and space flight were … Continue reading

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View From a Hotel Window, 5/26/15 + Thoughts on the Deal Money

John Scalzi’s recent $3.4 million book deal for Tor for 13 books over a period of ten years is brilliant news. Concratulations to him (and to Tor). Now the dust is beginning to settle he has some thoughts, which are … Continue reading

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My First Writing Rewards

A recent exchange of emails with Terry Jackman and John Moran outlined their first rewards for writing; in both their cases it was chocolate (always good for a writer). That prompted me to recall mine… My first writing ‘income’ was … Continue reading

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