Well, I said I was thinking of doing it, and so I have. I’ve created a blog for the Science Fiction and Fantasy Canon Project. The name is changeable, but right now it suits because it says what the project is about. Now, there isn’t much there right now. I have the template up, but really there isn’t any information, just a single post. Feel free to check it out, give some opinions on the look. Perhaps there are some things you think should be added, etc. The site doesn’t look like much, but it’ll get going pretty soon–this weekend hopefully–and we’ll see how things go. Remember, spread the news about this! The more people we get in on this idea the better.
To other news, I was reading a post here and I thought I’d ask anyone here what magazines you read. I mean any magazines, even ones that aren’t literature based. If you read Vogue, well, then say so. Only zines count too! Reading that post, though, made me realize how much I’m missing out. I had hoped after I quit working and started packing to come to UC Santa Cruz that I would get to subscribe to a whole bunch of magazines. I even made a list, but unfortunately that never happened.
I’m currently subscribed to:
Yeah, nothing really related to the field I am writing short stories for, which disturbs me. I might have to dig up some money and buy some subscriptions. It’s also sad that the short story market is dying! There has been a lot of talk in the blogging world about this and it really scares me. Some of the best stories out there are short stories. I’ll have to write a post about why I think the short is dying!
Anyway, so there you all have it! Comment and join up in the canon project!