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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

Monday, 4 September 2017

Quote of the week

“And sin, young man, is when you treat people as things. Including yourself. That’s what sin is.”
“It’s a lot more complicated than that—”
“No. It ain’t. When people say things are a lot more complicated than that, they means they’re getting worried that they won’t like the truth. People as things, that’s where it starts.”
“Oh, I’m sure there are worse crimes—”
“But they starts with thinking about people as things…”


Terry Pratchett in Carpe Jugulum