I noted in my last post that what really matters about the Hugo Award controversy is what people decide to do moving forward. The answer came at Worldcon’s final business meeting. Constitutional changes awaiting ratification at the 2016 Worldcon to take effect for 2017 would install an Australian-type preference-weighted system for the nomination ballot (similar… Read More The Trolliest Trolling Ever Trolled
Of fine lines, cats, paradoxes, and lost opportunities.… Read More Random Randomness, 10/30/2014
Well, Matt Mikalatos is at it again…discovering there’s much, much more than delinquent raccoons knocking over the trash cans on his street.
… Read More March CSFF Blog Tour Day 1: Night of the Living Dead Christian, by Matt Mikalatos
Because you can never be ineffective enough… 1. Be unteachable. Genius is always unappreciated, and the towering lighthouse of your intellect dwarfs the feeble mental candle of your peers. Be not deceived–advice is a thinly-veiled attempt to make you ordinary. 2. Cultivate a thin skin. The only possible reason for others to criticize your writing… Read More Seven Habits of Highly Ineffective Writers
I managed to get one of my posts blocked on Facebook the other day. To be more precise, a tweet that crossposted to my Facebook status contained a link that one or more people identified as “abusive.” The link in question led to a satirical blog post decrying “World War II” on the History Channel… Read More Self-Censorship