Sorry about this folks, but I do need to get some paid work out of the way before the end of the month. This is in lieu of proper blogging.
Justine is absolutely spot on when she says that wannabe writers tend to ask Very Wrong Questions.
Crochety claims that Jules Verne and HG Wells didn’t write science fiction because they didn’t call it “science fiction”, which I think is the stupidest thing I have heard on a very stupid topic for a very long time.
Damien Walter wants to start a Support Our Zines Day, and as he’s planning to donate money to Clarkesworld as part of it I’m certainly in favor, though there are, of course, many other fine zines out there that deserve your support.
Tim Holman has some more fascinating data, this time proving that urban fantasy is keeping the SF&F business afloat.