Sacrificing for Your Art

John Scalzi is a Science Fiction novelist and Hugo Award nominee. In his popular writer’s blog ‘Whatever’ he talks about what you really need to sacrifice in order to be a writer. “Got a letter today from an aspiring novelist who is wondering if wanting to write means that one has to be willing to […]

Arthur C. Clarke Dies at 90

It was barely three months ago I made an entry announcing Mr. Clarke turning 90, now this prolific master of Sci-Fi has retuned to the source from which he came. This is the obituary, written by Gerald Jonas, as it appeared in the New York Times: Arthur C. Clarke, a writer whose seamless blend of […]

Arthur C. Clarke Turns 90!

British sci-fi author Arthur C. Clarke turns 90 on Dec. 16. Clarke penned the novel 2001: A Space Odyssey, which was adapted into Stanley Kubrick’s big-screen sci-fi favorite. Clarke is also the last surviving member of the “Big Three” of science fiction authors (the other two members of the geeky coterie were Isaac Asimov and […]