Shadow Campaigns ages
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Mar
2016
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Someone asked how old the characters in Shadow Campaigns are, which I think I can answer without being spoilery! The Thousand Names starts in 1208 YHG, so at that point (plus or minus a few months, I don't have everyone's birthdays) we've got: Marcus d'Ivoire - 35, b. 1173. He fights in the War of […]


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On Twitter and Character Limits
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Jan
2016
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So right at this precise moment of internet time, people are saying that Twitter may raise the character limit on tweets, from 140 to 10,000. This may or may not be true, of course, but it prompted some interesting discussion and thoughts which I feel moved to record. As an ex-software guy, I feel like […]


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Annual Award Begging Post, 2015 Edition
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Jan
2016
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It's that time of year again, when we authors push our collections to the center of the table and cough, meaningfully, until people take the hint. So here's what I've got!

tl;dr -- Two short pieces in particular, "The Shadow of Elysium" and "The End of the War", I would love to see nominated in the "Novelette" category. Read More.


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What's Up In 2016
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Jan
2016
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In the spirit of collecting things in one place, I thought I'd talk a bit about what's going on for next year. (I've also collected the things I did last year in my Annual Awards Begging Post.) So here's what's coming up, book-wise. Read More.


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E Pluribus Hugo simulator
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Sep
2015
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The short version is, after the Sad Puppies kerfuffle this year that screw up the nominations, the WSFS (which administers the Hugos) voted to adopt a new nominating system called "E Pluribus Hugo". It's described over here in detail. If the vote is confirmed at next year's WorldCon, EPH will be used for the 2017 and future Hugos. Read more...


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