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Dispatches from the Desk: Books for the Bad Times

A conversation on Ellen Kushner’s Twitter a while ago, to which I had added that one of the reasons for writing was “To do for someone else what someone once did for you in a bad time,” got me thinking … Continue reading

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Dispatches from the Desk: A Long and Wandering Road, But Progress

Well, it’s been a while since I posted anything on the blog, and March being the start of a new year (at least it feels that way to me once the snow starts melting and the sap starts running — … Continue reading

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Assorted guest blogs and interviews

I decided I’d done so many of these that it was time to list them all in one place. Here’s a directory of my interviews and guest blogs — ones that still exist at time of making this page! (And … Continue reading

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Coming Soon . . . The Lady (concluding second volume of Marakand)

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Don’t Take the Present for Granted: Fantasy, Farming, and the Industrial Revolution

A long, long time ago now, I wrote an essay that appeared in a couple of different periodicals, Phantastes in 2001 and the Canadian Writers’ Journal in June 2002. The original title was “Belief is in the Details (Avoiding Anachronisms … Continue reading

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