This is me right now.
Please forgive any typos or weirdness in these links. I am writing this post in a Friday evening while fairly exhausted and dealing with a chest infection. And I’m not really that tired of the Olympics, I just can’t think of a better title.
The Readercon board issues a very good statement re the recent harassment issues. I have faith in humanity and fandom after this.
Something everyone should damn well read: My friend group has a case of the Creepy Dude. How do we clear that up?
John Scalzi gives a guide on how not to be a creeper.
Justine Larbalestier talks about the point of process porn.
World Fantasy Awards finalists are announced. I am especially excited to see Cat Valente’s Silently, and Very Fast garner another nomination.
Justine Musk tells us the most badass thing you can do as a creative.
Sarah Diemer released two new stories: “Like a double rainbow, only better!”
Tansy Rayner Roberts talks about writing and motherhood.
Chuck Wendig gives us 25 ways to survive as a creative person
The men of steampunk. <– Can we just bring back formal dress for men as an everyday thing, please? At least bowler hats and waistcoats, k?
Tehani Wessely talks about the Aurealis Awards,