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Yeah, blogging disappeared for a while because the rubber bands holding livejournal together broke. I guess I should look into getting my webpage rebuilt and working, again. Anyhow: As a short note of congrats, two of the publishers I work with are up for World Fantasy...

Back for a week, and I am fighting the urge to destroy everything and flee back overseas, pick up N., and become like Kane from Kung Fu. Except, y'know, without the kung fu (though I suppose there was never any in that show, either). But, I...

Question: Do all comic book authors become increasingly right wing and crazy as they get older? Example: Frank Miller's Holy Terror. Answer: I believe that is an aging Zorro striking fear into the heart of terrorists everywhere. He may or may not have a mustache....

Because I am a filthy foreigner, it wasn't until I was touring through Dreamhaven that I came across a stash of Eleanor Arnason's books, a native to Minnesota. I say a filthy foreigner, because to be honest, I hadn't heard of Arnason's fiction really until...

While I was in the Twin Cities, I visited a lot of bookstores. Perhaps that isn't worth much of a mention, but I live in Sydney, where books cost a fortune, and I hardly go to any bookstore, good or otherwise, anymore. It's hard to...

Eighteen hours of flight, six hours in LAX, and a run through Minnesota airport to reach my first flight, which resulted in me running nineteen gates in socks, holding my Chucks, belt, jacket and bag. I just slept for fourteen hours, straight. Already, I don't want...

Just spend five or so days in a car, traveling through parts of the Bible Belt and hanging round in Arkansas. I think this counts as the South, maybe. Either way, I saw a lot of flat, empty land, which had its own charm to...