It’s “Week Two.” For veterans of National Novel Writing Month, Week Two has the same kind of cheerful reputation as Darth Vader. It’s so evil it gets its name capitalized. Week Two […]
A WordsDay Special Fifty-thousand words in thirty days. It’s a journey that would make Jules Verne jealous. November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), and I’m going to take the plunge. With […]
Cadogan Hall was an inspired venue for this evening’s Intelligence2 dialog between Cory Doctorow and William Gibson, given the themes of Gibson’s last three novels (including the most recent, Zero History, which […]
Edgar Allan Poe’s grave marker sits immediately inside the front gate of the Westminster Hall cemetery in downtown Baltimore. It’s not quite the location you’d expect for a cemetery—at the corner of […]
At my daughter’s graduation, the president of Claremont said, “Some of you will go on to rewarding and productive careers in government and academia. And some of you will go into business.” […]
“I think women rule the world and that no man has ever done anything that a woman either hasn’t allowed him to do or encouraged him to do.” Who said it?