Monthly Archives: February 2010

PHIL’S MAILBAG

As an editor at Wizards of the Coast I get all sorts of interesting mail. I’ve gotten letters from convicts that would curl your hair. One guy serving what must have been a major felony sentence in Texas offered to … Continue reading

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BOOKS FOR FANTASY AUTHORS V: MY TEN FAVORITE SCIENCE FICTION NOVELS

From time to time I’ll recommend—not review, mind you, but recommend, and yes, there is a difference—books that I think fantasy authors should have on their shelves. Some may be new and still in print, some may be difficult to … Continue reading

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GALLEY SLAVE

Two things came together over this past weekend, in a very strange way, and I can’t let it go without a blog post. First, I DVRed (ugh, is that a word now? It is easier than “I set my DVR … Continue reading

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THE FIVE MISCONCEPTIONS

The dictionary widget on my Apple dashboard defines the word “misconception” as: (noun) a view or opinion that is incorrect because it is based on faulty thinking or understanding. I had hoped that my previous post on e-books would be … Continue reading

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