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Quote of the Day

"Today's contemporary fiction is yesterday's near-future SF. Only slightly weirder and with no obligation to be in any way convincing or consistent."
-- Neil Gaiman, in his Nebula Awards speech.

Today seems to be the Day of the Quotes:

  • Understanding Athelind's Argot: Everlasting Gobstopper

    The Everlasting Gobstopper* is Your Obedient Serpent's own rhyming slang for a "Neverending Doorstopper", the most egregious metastasis of…

  • Thoughts On a Half-Century

    I turned 50 yesterday. It feels pretty good: a fresh start. I must finally be a "grown-up", because my answer to the question, "what do you want to…

  • State of the Dragon: 2013

    Goodness. I've let this lie far too long, and I apologize -- particularly since my last post of any substance was "I'M HAVING CHEST PAINS." I…

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