Tag Archives: obscure fiction-reference humor

Weird humor… and even MORE weird humor.

Back in late autumn, after a meeting of the local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism, one of Grace’s friends said something about the difficulty of driving a car while wearing Renaissance-style clothing. “How did they manage it?” her … Continue reading

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Sometimes, he reblogs a short story.

Today, blogger Michael Seidel has a wonderful short story that you all need to read, especially if you understand the references in some of my weird humor. The title of the short story is “In the Cards.” (Don’t think you can guess the whole story … Continue reading

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Sometimes, he repurposes a quote from a sapient egg.

One of the things that makes me so good (and modest about it, too!) at editing science fiction/fantasy is that I have a brain full of “trivia” which often turns out to be useful and relevant to whatever I’m editing. … Continue reading

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Sometimes, he shares fragments of story.

I am allowed to take breaks periodically, you know… In order to keep my brain fresh for copyediting someone else’s military sci-fi, I need to pause every now and then for a few minutes and read… something that isn’t military sci-fi … Continue reading

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Cancelling the Apocalypse

I’ll admit it: I typed nearly all of this post last year, back in August. Here we are on this lovely first day of March, 2017, and it’s a lovely day because it’s March, 2017, and the world is still here. Being … Continue reading

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A seagull on the mantelpiece, and other stuff about our writing

In several brainstorming sessions (or maybe one extremely long and often-interrupted session) over the last few days, my clone and I have been discussing plans for our various WIPs and how they fit together. “You can’t have a seagull on … Continue reading

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It was just the one Siamese cat, actually.

The clone has SCA sword fighting practice on Saturdays. Well, it’s actually more than just sword fighting, especially since he makes new weapons when he gets bored. (On Friday, he made a falchion, which he’d been wanting for years.) As … Continue reading

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