A thread of optimistic science/fiction art.
First up, Bryan Larsen's joyful inspiration: https://www.bryanlarsen.com/gallery/
This has made my day better, and improved the day of all good people I have shared it with. "Man Fashions Fabulously Tiny Hats for Toad Who Visits His Porch Every Day" https://mymodernmet.com/toad-hats/
OMG!!! Apollo 11 in Realtime is now live: https://apolloinrealtime.org/11/
This one has the audio channels from all the flight controllers split and cleaned up. This will entertain me for a long time.
An exciting announcement, solarpunk Show more
I've been keeping quiet about this, but I can finally share!
My friend and I are officially contracted for a book from the West Virginia University Press's series Salvaging the Anthropocene. Our book, Almanac for the Anthropocene: A Compendium of Solarpunk Futures, will focus primarily on collecting practical, substantive applications of #solarpunk thought. And we are currently accepting submissions/pitches!
Revenant Gun (no spoilers) Show more
(I just want to hug pretty much every idea in these books.)
First client feedback of the day... Show more
Very nearly verbatim: "This element is too wide. It's also too narrow. Can you fix that for us? Thanks!"
11 Works of Trans-Positive Science Fiction & Fantasy Show more
I've read the first two Tensorate novellas (first on this list). They're really good, but the pacing felt a little weird as someone more familiar with Western fiction.
At the coffee shop, my designer sneaks up behind me and slides his phone in front of me. It’s showing a timelapse of his last session working on my podcast logo. I get more and more excited watching it play... Working with talented people is good. Working with good people is better.
(Yes, there will be more podcasts after the current fires are extinguished.)
What X was for before X-Rays and Xylophones.
Trouble with words. Writing Speculative Fiction, Exploration Non-Fiction. Pragmatic optimism.
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