Storyological 1.24 - IT'S NOT ABOUT ZEB

along with, among other things...


To hell with suspense! and 7 other Vonnegut tips on writing.

Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud

Catch-22, a reference from Joseph Heller’s novel of the same name.

Some stuff about genre. Skip if uninterested in such ballyhoo.

  • And, Annalee again, writing a few days later on io9, about what changed her mind

    On Monday I said I was a little disappointed that Michael Chabon's The Yiddish Policemen's Union won the Hugo Award for best science fiction novel in 2007. Though I think the novel is excellent, and certainly qualifies as scifi, I said it seemed wrong to give the coveted scifi award to an author who uses scifi tropes, but isn't immersed in the world of scifi. But I was wrong. Here are a few of the comments from the discussion thread that changed my mind

From Rookie, on depression and stucture

M.A.S.H, the series finale