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Cool Stuff Friday

Friday has a cicada on the window. Dogs with flowers There is a Tumblr called Daily Blep, and I must follow it SCA member created steel fighting-legal Black Panther armor

Aftermath, by Chuck Wendig

Aftermath [Amazon | B&N | IndieBound] is the first book of Chuck Wendig‘s Star Wars trilogy that connects the period between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens. The book has generated some strong and at times vicious reactions. Here’s the official publisher’s description: As the Empire reels from its critical defeats at the(…)

Cool Stuff Friday

Friday is really hoping to finish this revision by the end of the weekend… Dog tweets Assorted cat pics The Perseid Meteor Shower is this weekend!

Discrimination and the Ice Cream Backlash

I was making decent progress on the book tonight, when I made the mistake of checking social media. I quickly got caught up reading a complaint by a self-identified older white male author, talking about how his demographic is discriminated against in the genre. Some of his comments were anecdotal, and not statistically meaningful. I(…)

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