Tom Jackson, who runs the excellent RAW Illumination blog, is also, like me, a big George Alec Effinger fan. Here’s a post about Effinger, with the good news that a number of his novels are available free on Kindle (I particularly recommend his first, What Entropy Means to Me) and a link to Tom’s original Effinger website.
Yesterday, when I needed cheering, the mailman brought me a copy of Teresa Nielsen Hayden’s Making Conversation. Like its predecessor, Making Book, it is two intertwined essay collections, one on publishing and the other on everything else, including the dubiousness of saints, IBM’s balls, pygmy mammoths, chaos is not your friend, trolls, and much else. Like its predecessor, it is delightful.