Monthly Archives: August 2010

After the Eruption…

I was so busy erupting about myself yesterday that I forgot to honor Vesuvius Day as I’d planned. But some have argued that the volcano didn’t actually go off on August 24 anyway. But at some point in 79 AD, … Continue reading

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Catching Ballots with My Teeth…

… or at least one ballot: that of┬áthe World Fantasy Awards was announced this AM and I was genuinely shocked to see that Blood of Ambrose was among the nominees for best novel. “And at the top of the list,” … Continue reading

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Science, Fantasy, and Speculation

1. Science. Not eating or sleeping much for two days makes you kind of tired and sleepy. I have tested this by experiment and know it to be true. Maybe I should test the reverse hypothesis: does eating and resting … Continue reading

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Doctor Pfaustus Contemplates the End of Summer

Have not I made blind Homer sing to me Of Alexander’s love and Oenon’s death? And hath not he that built the walls of Thebes With ravishing sound of his melodious harp, Made music with my Mephistophilis? Why should I … Continue reading

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A New Engitude

According to my rigorous habit of blogging every month or so, it’s time for another post. It’s been a weird summer, not all bad (despite my divorce)–in some respects, very good. But not very productive writing-wise. However, now black walnuts … Continue reading

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