Streams

I either have too many Twitter accounts, or I don’t have enough. The fact that I can’t tell which is itself part of the problem. I said at one point that Twitter could get its own whole post about what I do and don’t — mostly don’t — like about it. I’m not sure that […]

Seeds

When I posted yesterday’s post-mortem, I was expecting some people to be angry. I was expecting some people to be surprised. I was expecting some people to share it with friends. I wasn’t expecting it to be the most widely distributed tract I’ve ever written. I think more people have read that post than have […]

The First Step

“Fortunes!” The old man’s reedy cry pierced the square, cutting through the voices of traders and merchants. “The stars! The endless skies! Know your place in the heavens!” He sat just at the edge of an open-air tavern beside the market, the table before him in the sun with his head in the shade. “Sands […]

Interrupted

“There isn’t going to be a blog post this week” is a strange way to start the weekly blog post. Really, what I mean by this is “there isn’t going to be a blog post of substance this week,” which isn’t the same as “there isn’t going to be a post at all,” but to […]