John Scalzi is one of the most popular and acclaimed SF authors to emerge in the last decade. His debut, Old Man's War, won him science fiction's John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. His New York Times bestsellers include The Last Colony, Fuzzy Nation, his most recent novel Lock In, and also Redshirts, which won 2013's Hugo Award for Best Novel. Material from his widely read blog The Whatever (whatever.scalzi.com) has also earned him two other Hugo Awards. He lives in Ohio with his wife and daughter.
@PennyRed Some people will use any excuse to ignore what you actually say.
by @scalzi - 3 hours ago
Update: Still being used as a cat couch. https://t.co/gkHANosNa1
Update: Still bring used as a cat couch. https://t.co/nPKGgorUjr
I would have watched "Spaulding Gray's A Christmas Carol."
by @scalzi - 4 hours ago
RT @GuardianJessica: 🎉 + 💀 Reminder that I pay feature writers and I have a list of things I'd like to commission in months ahead 🎉 + 💀 ht…
by @scalzi - 5 hours ago
scalzi - 2 days ago
Today on the 2016 Holiday Gift Guide, fans are suggesting the stuff they love to other folks as gifts. Come see what's been suggested and make your own suggestions for others as well.
scalzi - 3 days ago
For the folks interested in writing process: A piece I wrote for the Audible Range magazine, on how writing specifically for Audiobook publication made me a better writer in general (hint: it helped me ditch excessive dialogue tags, among other things).
Today's installment of the Whatever Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Arts, Crafts, Music and more. Cool things from artists and other creators, which will make excellent gifts for the holidays.
scalzi - 4 days ago
Today at the Whatever Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Non-traditionally published books! If you want to support an indie author and give a great gift, here's over a hundred ideas for you:
I've begun my annual Holiday Gift Guide at my blog, Whatever, and today I'm featuring traditionally published books. If you're looking for gift suggestions for the readers you love, dozens of authors have come by to tell you about their latest work. It's worth checking out! Later in the week we'll have indie authors, other creative folks, fan favorites and charity suggestions. I'll ping you about each of those here, too.
I Was Going To Write Something Thoughtful and Meaningful Today But Then I Thought, Screw It, I’ll Just Put Up a Picture of a Cat, Really, It’s All The Same, Isn’t It - 7 hours ago
So here you go. Merry December 3!
New Books and ARCs, 12/2/16 - yesterday
Whoa. It’s December, folks. How did that happen? (Yes, I know. Go to November and keep heading on through.) Here’s this week’s new books and ARCs. Anything here look tempting to you? Tell everyone in the comments!
Whatever Holiday Shopping Guide 2016, Day Five: Charities - yesterday
For the last four days, the Whatever Shopping Guide 2016 has been about helping you find the perfect gifts for friends and loved ones. But today I’d like to remind folks that the season is also about helping those in need. So this final day is for charities. If you’re looking for a place to make a […]
Whatever Holiday Shopping Guide 2016, Day Four: Fan Favorites - 2 days ago
For the first three days of the Whatever Shopping Guide 2016, I’ve let authors and creators tell you about their work. Today is different: Today is Fan Favorites day, in which fans, admirers and satisfied customers share with you a few of their favorite things — and you can share some of your favorite things as well. This is a […]
Hey, Looks Like It’s Time Once Again For Me to Talk About Writing On Politics - 2 days ago
Because of the election and all, I’ve gotten a few people griping to me about the fact I write about politics here and in other places. It’s been a while since I talked extensively about me writing about politics, and also, about the more general topic of entertainers and creative people who talk about politics, and […]
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