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The Bellowing Ogre

Worlds Are Conjured, Not Built

I am heading to Readercon this Thursday, 12 July, and I am very happy to be a participant for the first time. It is going to be a very different experience and one that I [...]

July 12, 2012 // 6 Comments

Why We Need To Imagine The Impossible

“Fortunately somewhere between chance and mystery lies imagination, the only thing that protects our freedom, despite the fact that people keep trying to reduce it or [...]

June 14, 2012 // 3 Comments

The Bradbury Effect > The Amazon Effect

“”[R]eaders care not a whit about cover design or even good writing, and have no attachment at all to the book as object. Like addicts, they just want their fix [...]

June 7, 2012 // 7 Comments

Feeling Very Estranged

I think a lot about how humans read, and imagine through reading. This has led me to read more and more about how cognition works, how we receive and process what we read, [...]

March 8, 2012 // 5 Comments

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