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Website Update 4/4/17 – WonderCon

4-4-17–WEBSITE UPDATE–WONDERCON Just a quick post to tell everybody I’m back from Wondercon in Anaheim and to say thanks to all of you who made it a great con for me, especially to all those people who came to my … Continue reading

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Don’t Kill the NEH

DON’T KILL THE NEH With the newly-released Trump budget slaughtering everything from the PEA and Appalachian job retraining programs to ebola vaccines, climate change research, Big Bird, school lunches, and Meals on Wheels, the killing off of the National Endowment … Continue reading

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BOOKS I LOVE: PART I – BOOKS ABOUT BOOKS

BOOKS I LOVE: PART I BOOKS ABOUT BOOKS Recently a reader wrote to ask what some of the books I liked were, saying, “I would love to read authors/stories that she enjoys.” I totally get that. Many of my favorite … Continue reading

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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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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–12-22-16: 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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The Coode Street Podcast and GoodReads interviews Connie Willis

Episode 285 of The Coode Street Podcast interviews Connie Willis about Crosstalk, which is now out in the U. K. and Australia.               And there’s also a new interview on Goodreads with Connie.

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Silent Night

WEBSITE UPDATE–“SILENT NIGHT” I got a great e-mail from Mylinda Hull, a Broadway actress living in Brooklyn who had played Anytime Annie in the 2001 revival of 42nd Street (reprinted here with her permission): “My name is Mylinda Hull and … Continue reading

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