- For the first time in as long as I can remember, I have four days off in a row, with no panels or formal obligations of any kind. So… of course I am experiencing the resurgence of the Martian Death Cold. Sigh. But some writing will get done anyway, although it may just be writing for hire. I do really want to kick it into gear on the next novel, though; perilously close to a resolution, that.
- Abigail Nussbaum gives out some special book awards.
- Ted Chiang appreciates Maureen McHugh’s "Frankenstein’s Daughter."
- Ed riffs on genre snobbery, inspired by Matt Cheney’s Literary Fiction for People Who Hate Literary Fiction.
- The NYT apparently hearts the Mutter Museum almost as much as I do. (Via Jenny D.)
- From Jonathan Strahan comes the infuriating pointer to the Sci-Fi Channel bragging about how well they did financially this year, despite their decision to untimely demise SciFiction.
- And behind the cut, two memes for your cut and paste pleasure, via Dave and Hal respectively.
In the year 2006 I resolve to:
hi. cram it.