Tag: little blue marble

  • National Science Fiction Day

    National Science Fiction Day

    It’s National Science Fiction Day, apparently because this is when we think Isaac Asimov was probably born, more or less. I’m not a big fan of policing genre boundaries. That’s partially because it’s an exercise in futility, partially because of the toxicity often motivating such impulses. (Counting FTL and psionics as science fictional, and shuffling […]

  • Little Blue Marble 2020: Greener Futures

    Little Blue Marble 2020: Greener Futures

    The fourth annual Little Blue Marble anthology is out now. It collects stories published during 2020, including my own “Digital Pyre.” Proceeds help keep the webzine up, running, and paying pro rates. The print edition ships soon; the digital version is available almost instantaneously. Pick up a copy at Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble or […]

  • The obligatory awards post

    The obligatory awards post

    As 2020 slouches toward its end, authors pause their doomscrolling and conscientiously abandon their works in progress for a few moments (note: this is career-related, and therefore absolutely entirely nothing at all like procrastination). They assemble links, quash their self-consciousness, and hurl self-promoting posts into the aether before diving under a blanket. It just so […]

  • “Digital Pyre”: Little Blue Marble

    “Digital Pyre”: Little Blue Marble

    “Digital Pyre” is online at Little Blue Marble. I used to be an archivist; some of my work involved digitizing materials. There are constant sighs (or screams) within the field at the assumption that archivists should digitize everything. Professionally speaking, throwing things away is an important function. We’re living in an era of ubiquitous information. […]