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 …

City of Miracles by Robert Jackson Bennett

City of Miracles by Robert Jackson Bennett comes out May 2nd, and if you’re not reading it by May 3rd I’m going to scowl at you SO HARD. This book is a kind of James Bond fantasy but with emotionally impactful action and a whole lot of depth. Nothing wrong with pure …

7 Things to Know About Belize

I had no idea what I was getting into when we picked Belize as our next family vacation spot. How was I to know that it involved chumming the ocean and then throwing my wife and kid out to swim with the sharks? Was there some way to predict the …

The Collapsing Empire by John Scalzi

The Collapsing Empire by John Scalzi is the story of a vast interstellar civilization as it slowly learns of a coming change. Big change. After a thousand years of stability, change can be… jarring. If you’re into grand space opera sci-fi or if you read every single thing John Scalzi …

7 Considerations for the Early Spring Landscape

When the weather warms, as it does, sometimes we like to venture out into the mushy remains of our early spring landscape. *gets mauled by squirrels* SO! Sometimes when the weather gets nice, we like to look at the spring landscape from the safety of our homes, WHERE THERE ARE NO …