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Famous First Words: V.

The human animal is typically described as a social creature, and this is accurate, more or less. From an evolutionary standpoint, there’s an ample cache of evidence available for those who have resolved to make such an assertion: the overall propensity of the species to travel in packs and maintain mutually beneficial collectives, the quantifiable biological

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April 1, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: October 5, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: October 5, 2014

Although we have our usual rundown of prize news this week (it is that season after all), we’ve also got an update on how the Authors Guild feels about Amazon (not positive) and Authors United (still up in the air). We take a quick look at a popular book tour, and round things off with

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October 5, 2014

“The end times, they could be good times”: In conversation with Sean Wilsey

I softly sailed up and over to one of G-Force One‘s two windows, in the emergency exits.  Direction doesn’t matter when you’re weightless.  Up and down are no longer markers.  I suddenly understood how in space there is only everywhere.  And this revelation was accompanied by the fleeting physical knowledge of what it was to

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August 11, 2014

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