A Few of One Hundred: 2017

As this stray 2017 gets flushed away by vodka tonics and nachos, I find myself reflecting back upon the year and all its greatness. Sure, it wasn’t always wonderful, but there were some aspects of this year that I was pretty damn happy about. I mean, I read a lot …

A Year in Review: 2017

This has been a busy, busy year for my writing, even if very little of it has been published. I’ve taken my first forays into teaching, sold piles of my¬†self-published books, and attended conventions. In all, it’s been a fantastic time. One piece find publication this year. This one took …

Macro Monday: Burdock

Burdock grasps out with its hook-claws, purply mass exploding in a flurry of velcro-like abominations. I like the photo, though. Almost makes my plague of burdock bearable. *burrs claw at every surface of my body* *burrs dig hooks deep into my soul* *I am burrs* In other news! My class …

Macro Monday: Bees in Helsinki

Well, WorldCon was an incredible success. It was an exhausting, fun adventure that I look forward to repeating as long as it isn’t any time soon oh wow I’m really tired. I met some great people and ate some excellent food, including a super-fancy buffet where they just keep bringing …

Worldcon Schedule

The final WorldCon 75 schedule is out, and there are some changes from the previous version. Good stuff all around, though, so here: Worldcon August 9-13 in Helsinki, Finland Friday, August 11 10:00-11:00 Artificial Intelligence in Real Life 12:00-13:00 Cyberpunk and Computing Advances in Science Saturday, August 12 20:00-21:00 Paranoia …

All Things Anew

Those paying attention might notice that this ye olde website has changed. It’s no longer eichenblog.org, and now lands under the exceedingly bland anthonyeichenlaub.com. One reason for the change is that I do very little blogging these days. The bulk of my writing is short stories and novels. Blogging cuts …