Economic bailout or banking scam spam? You decide.

This is an email that’s apparently making the rounds, which I came across on the blog of Walter Jon Williams (writer of the speculative variety and teacher extraordinaire): “Dear American: I need to ask you to support an urgent secret business relationship with a transfer of funds of great magnitude. I am Ministry of the Treasury … More Economic bailout or banking scam spam? You decide.

Whither the Muppets?

I was always a bit skeptical about Disney buying the Muppets.  Mickey Mouse and Miss Piggy just don’t quite go together.  Now, apparently, a generation of youngsters aren’t even sure who Miss Piggy is.  Still, I am hopeful that things might turn around.  “Desperate Housepigs” sounds pretty promising….

Interfictions 2 Seeking Genre-Bending Fiction

Interfictions 2 is looking for submissions of “interstitial” fiction, or stories that bend genres, defy categorization, and are just all around weird. The first Interfictions anthology was high-quality stuff, so this will be a cool anthology to be part of.  It’s edited by Delia Sherman and Chris Barzak, both amazing writers who have been known to … More Interfictions 2 Seeking Genre-Bending Fiction