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Saturday Stuff

Since I haven’t updated in a while, here are some things and stuff, in no particular order.

This is over a month old at this point, but I absolutely loved this installment of Tor.com’s Saturday Morning Cartoons: “The Cat Piano” and “The Lighthouse Keeper”. One is beautifully noirish and dark, the other is light and whimsical, both are worth watching.

For those who are Active or Associate Members of the SFWA, and who are in to voting for things, the nomination period for this year’s Nebula Awards are officially open.

My short story, Fortune, which appeared in Fictitious Force #6 received an honorable mention (for lack of a better word) from Rich Horton in his year end summary of the magazine.

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Welcome to the October Country

Christmas gets twelve days and an advent calendar, but where’s the love for Halloween? Why should St. Nick get all the pre-event buzz when Old Nick’s got a perfectly good holiday worthy of a countdown of its own? (And no, stores putting out their candy and plastic skeletons in July doesn’t count. Same goes for the Christmas trees that come out the second Halloween is over.)

In order to right this grievous wrong, throughout October I will sporadically make various Halloween-related posts in anticipation of the big day. After all, if something is worth doing, it’s worth doing in a half-assed way!

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