Thursday, August 23, 2001


There really are links on this journal, you know. You can see them if you put your cursor on the text. It's one of the things we'll get fixed here one of these days.

In the meantime, a review of American Gods by Charles de Lint at -- and Charles neglects to mention, as he points out that other people have written stuff using similar themes to American Gods, that one of those people is Charles de Lint. But I can. He's a wonderful writer. Go and read him.

The review is from the September issue of F&SF. (You'll find a story by me in the Oct/Nov issue of F&SF, which should be on sale any week now -- the "all star 52nd anniversary issue" it says on the cover. It's a short-short story I wrote on a plane at the beginning of the year, just to get it out of my head, and I nearly threw it away, as I was sure that Fredric Brown had probably written it first, but after having shown it to a few people who said that he hadn't, I sent it to Gordon Van Gelder at Fantasy & Science Fiction. It's called OTHER PEOPLE, which is Gordon's title for it and a much better title than THE SKINNING KNIFE, THE CHOKE-PEAR AND THE SCREWS, which is what I would have called it.)

And there is a review of the Flash Girls album up at