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Confessions of a Collection Development Pantser

In writing, there is often a distinction made between “plotters” and “pantsers”¬†: folks who plan, vs. folks who see what happens next and then choose. Hi, my name is Lynne and I’m a Collection Development Pantser, especially when purchasing. After … Continue reading

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Doctor Who Nativity: for posterity

So, Mary Robinette Kowal dared Michael on Twitter to do a Doctor Who nativity with our action figures.   CHALLENGE ACCEPTED:   Someone else asked where the Daleks and Cybermen were. This was the response: You’re welcome. (Yes, the Season … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Deep Breath

I just watched “Into the Dalek” last night, and will share my thoughts on that on the next Verity!. ūüôā I have some first impressions, and some nitpicks about “Deep Breath.” In general, I really liked most of the episode. … Continue reading

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5 Things make a Wednesday post

1. New! Verity! Extra! It’s a Big Finish Roundtable, featuring our very own LM Myles, whose Breaking Bubbles 6th Doctor Story is out this week, and Caroline Symcox, writer of Council of Nicea along with Una McCormack¬†in an encore appearance! … Continue reading

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5 things make a post-Convergence update post

  1. New Verity Episode! Episode 46: Communication Breakdown is live. 2. Work is quiet, in the sense that I’m mostly working on things like annual reports and tenure portfolio reviews, that I can poke at slowly over time well … Continue reading

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2013: A year in review

2013 was an interesting year, full of beginnings and endings. Michael and I were discussing it (as you do), and I felt like I hadn’t accomplished¬†anything this year. So we started listing the things that we did this year, because … Continue reading

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I watched Star Trek: The Motion Picture for the first time

…and live tweeted it. It’s here. You’re welcome.

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Librarianing makes a post :-)

I went to the ANADPII conference in Barcelona late last month, followed immediately by Chicago TARDIS, hence my radio silence over here. Jet lag is definitely a thing. So was food poisoning, which I acquired on the flight home from … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Write Fiction (right now)

“So, when are you going to write your novel/short story?” I get this question more often than you might think, especially lately. ¬†I’m an editor. The assumption is that I really must love fiction, short and long, to be doing … Continue reading

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5 Things Make a Post on a Wednesday

1. Christopher de Hamel is coming to campus today! He’ll be in Special Collections later this afternoon before his talk at 5 pm. I’m still rather excited. 2. Spain prep continues apace. This conference is going to be amazing. 3. … Continue reading

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