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WEBSITE UPDATE 2/12/2017 – ED BRYANT’S DEATH

WEBSITE UPDATE 2/12/2017 ED BRYANT’S DEATH I got really sad news on Friday–Edward Bryant, my dear friend and fellow SF writer, had died. I say “sad” rather than “terrible” because he had been ill for a very long time, struggling … Continue reading

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MY 2017 NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS

Website Update–2017 New Year’s Resolutions–1-24-17 MY NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS My New Year’s resolutions are always late and always the same–write more, eat more fruits and vegetables, clean the basement, do my New Year’s resolutions on time. Not this year, though. … Continue reading

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BELLWETHER, LIBRARY CULLING, AND SAVING THE BOOKS WE LOVE

In my short novel, BELLWETHER, my heroine Sandra made a practice of checking out her favorite books and the classics to keep them from being summarily discarded by the public library. I did that because I’d had a terrible experience … Continue reading

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Report From Santa Fe Video Interview with Connie

Connie recently was interview for the “Report from Santa Fe” show on public television.¬† It is now available to view online here.

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WEBSITE UPDATE–12-27-16–THE ROCKETTES AND TRUMP

WEBSITE UPDATE–12-27-16–THE ROCKETTES AND TRUMP The Rockettes made the news this week. Several times. First, Trump’s campaign announced that they were going to perform at the Inauguration, which didn’t totally surprise me, even though Trump has had a hard time … Continue reading

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WEBSITE UPDATE–12-22-16: CHRISTMAS AND COMMONPLACE BOOKS

A few years ago I discovered a book called A CHRISTMAS CRACKER, which its author described as a collection of entries from his commonplace book. I didn’t know what that was, but when I looked up the definition, I realized … Continue reading

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WEBSITE UPDATE–“SILENT NIGHT”

A few years back I wrote a novella called “All Seated on the Ground,” about an alien invasion in which the aliens didn’t attack or try to take over the planet or even demand, “Take me to your leader”–they just … Continue reading

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Turing Law

THE TURING LAW I just read that the British Parliament is moving forward with a bill which will pardon thousands of gay and bisexual men who were convicted of homosexuality. (The actual crimes they were charged with ranged from buggery … Continue reading

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Post Election Thoughts From Connie Willis

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 The Day After the Election My mom died when I was twelve, and one of the things I remember about that day was how strange it felt that the world continued to go on going to … Continue reading

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October is Crosstalk Month – Signings and Cons (NYCC and MileHiCon)

Crosstalk comes out in the US on October 4th and Connie has a very busy month ahead.¬† She is not doing a full book tour but will be signing at several Colorado¬† book stores (and on Albuquerque one) who will … Continue reading

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