Languages change. But losing words like “Buttercup” and “Kingfisher” in favor of things like “Broadband” and “chatroom”saddens me. In Orion, Robert Macfarlane talks about an edition of the Oxford Junior…Continue readingDisappearing words
With my first time travel novel, AbductiCon, now out, the following story quite naturally caught my eye. And maybe someday, someone will want to make a movie out of it.…Continue readingIs now the time?
We moved into a peculiar house. The downstairs area, a “daylight basement”, was completely unfinished — concrete floors, no ceiling, open to the dirt at the back of the house.…Continue readingWhat are you hiding?
To celebrate Banned Books Week, Powell’s Books found a bunch, well 33, that THE MAN doesn’t want you to read. Fight the power! Read the books! Via static.parade.condenast.com And Tango…Continue readingBan Those Books!