Woot! And maybe Newt Gingrich will die before 2008, which would also be good news. (Via BoingBoing.)
By Yoshitaka Amano. This is a little, illustrated book inspired by the original The Tale of Genji, by Lady Murasaki. The artist is the same person who illustrated Neil Gaiman’s The Dream Hunters. I had high hopes for this book; I loved the art in The Dream Hunters. Unfortunately, I was very disappointed. Maybe it’s
By John Connolly. I enjoyed this book, but it saddened me a little. I’ll explain that later. First (or second) off, let me say that if you didn’t like Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell you probably won’t like this book. It’s intended for, say, kids 11 and older, but it has the same sense of
I am awesome. The first draft of The Magic Thread is finished! That’s the good news…the bad news is that it’s only about 44K. I’m going to throw in my Storyball stories and do some brainstorming for a future novel rather than try to up the wordcount for Thread, because I’m burnt out on it
Apologies, all. I won’t be posting much until the beginning of December, as I’m trying to finish my NaNoWriMo novel, and everything else is getting pushed aside. Especial apologies to the Storyball cohorts…I will get caught up, but it may not be until after the first. With heroic effort, I should be able to finish.
I received the following e-mail from NaNoWriMo founder Chris Baty: Dear Author, You remember those overachieving participants I talked about in last week’s email? The ones speeding past us with word counts in the 20,000s, and “kick me” signs fluttering from their backs? Most of them will be cruising into the 50,000-word winners’ circle this
Outcast Genius 100 % Nerd, 56% Geek, 52% Dork For The Record: A Nerd is someone who is passionate about learning/being smart/academia.A Geek is someone who is passionate about some particular area or subject, often an obscure or difficult one.A Dork is someone who has difficulty with common social expectations/interactions. You scored better than half