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Monday, 16 October 2017

Quote of the week

“Experience suggests it doesn’t matter so much how you got here, as what you do after you arrive.”


Lois McMaster Bujold

Monday, 9 October 2017

Quote of the week

"It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends on his not understanding it."


 Upton Sinclair

Monday, 2 October 2017

Quote of the week

"I'm thinking as how it would take a mighty stupid person to be making that particular mistake."
"And has it been your observation that most blind, pigheaded, dyed-in-the-wool bigots aren't stupid?" Kaeritha inquired.
"Not to mention easy to manipulate," Brandark added, and Bahzell nodded unhappily.
"Aye, there's truth enough in that," he conceded. "I'd sooner be able to say there wasn't, but wishing won't make it so."


David Weber in Wind Rider's Oath

Monday, 25 September 2017

Quote of the week

"Some of them will refuse to believe [the truth], for to do so would require them to give up too much of the hatred in which they have invested their lives."


David Weber in The War God's Own

Friday, 22 September 2017

Queerly Loving: cover release


(Image: A bookcover for Queerly Loving anthology vol. 1, full of rainbows and people of all colours)

Cover release! I have a story in this one called "Birthday Landscapes" about an aromantic warrior-mage home on leave in time to celebrate his kids' birthday.

Monday, 18 September 2017

Quote of the week

"If a [racist] thing does not mean anything, why should it be said?"


Agatha Christie in Hickory Dickory Dock

Monday, 11 September 2017

Quote of the week

"You can't convince bigots and you can't kill them. All you can do is your best in the opposite direction."


Susan Cooper in Silver on the Tree