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Why I Won’t Be Blogging The Hugo Shortlist This Year

This year, an actual majority of the entries in the Hugo Awards have made their Hugo Packet submissions PDF-only. See Charles Stross’ blog post about this from two years ago for why this is a bad thing. Last year, for … Continue reading

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One Week Kindle Sale, and A Plea For Reviews

Amazon have recently changed their customer review system, so that comments from some of the reviews — even ones marked by most people as “unhelpful” — are put *above* the full list of reviews ranked by helpfulness. On two of … Continue reading

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A quick request for anyone who’s read my Beatles book…

I’ve had a couple of reviews on Amazon of my Beatles book which are outright lies – specifically, one says “The author is obviously not much of a McCartney fan, and seems to dismiss much of his work up through … Continue reading

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