News and Site Updates
The first year of my Patreon is now available in revised and expanded form as New Worlds, Year One: A Writer’s Guide to the Art of Worldbuilding!
From the Journal
Hourglasses and sundials and clocks, oh my! This week the New Worlds Patreon is discussing the devices we use to keep time, all the way from the most primitive to the high-tech precision of atomic clocks. Comment over there!
Shadow of the Fox, Julie Kagawa. YA epic fantasy with a Japanese-inspired setting, reviewed here at the New York Journal of Books. I liked the premise of this one, but it didn’t really deliver on the character front, which was a pity. So You Want to Be a Wizard, Diane Duane. Somehow I missed these […]
It would be too much to say I’m relieved. That would imply a more sanguine outlook on the next two years, the next four, the next decade than I actually have. Given the path this country has been on, it’s going to take a long time to truly turn it around. But I’m not crushed, […]