Friday Open Thread (with returning to books)Dear Friends, I’m teaching a course this term called Fantasy, Myth, and Language, and I’m enjoying it so much; it’s the first time I’ve designed…
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Dear ones, This week I initiated a month-long Twitter hiatus, and I’ve been feeling the benefit of it. It’s the first full week of teaching this term; …
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Friday Open Thread (with messes)Dear Friends, There are, I think, several species of the genus mess. There’s the mess that accrues from inertia; there’s the mess that follows a…
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Friday Open Thread (with relief)Dear Friends, So many things got a little easier this week: My back is better thanks to physiotherapy and a regimen of tiny exercises that are n…
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The fruit desires to fuel your anger meat
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Dear Friends, I’m writing this in August and if all goes to plan I’ll be moving house in September, but I’m still here for your questions! If you’re ne…
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A minor case study
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All the things!
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Friday Open Thread (with Anniversaries)Dear Friends, I’m very sorry for missing last week’s Open Thread. I’m not having the greatest time lately, depressed and overwhelmed by a great …
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Friday Open Thread (with ... Threads!)Dear Friends, I dithered over whether or not to take over the FOT with capelet process in order to not overwhelm inboxes with two mailings in a …
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Dear Friends, I want to take a moment to talk about this magnificent garment Miri Baker made for me to wear to the Hugos. I had the good fortune to mee…
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This again!
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