Tag: John C Wright

  • The Sandifer-Day Debate: updated

    Well, more of a discussion than a debate. I was going to start with a boxing metaphor but I know so little about boxing that it was never going to be sustainable. EIther way here is the background so that this post is intelligible in the future. So a debate between two notable figures in […]


  • Hugo Novellettes – judged against the Paulk Criteria

    Oops! Forgot to post the actual review notes for the scores in this post. So as a reminder, I used statements by a prominent Sad Puppy on judging fiction, to create a set of criteria which can be used to score fiction in some systematic way. I added one more criteria – most of the […]

  • The Parliament of Cheese and Curds

    A fable about cheese (and a talking cat) with apologies to John C Wright’s Parliament of Beasts and Birds. The dairy products gathered, one by one, outside the final city of People, furtive, curious, and slightly odd smelling.All was dark. In the west was a blood-red sunset and in the east was a blood-red moonrise […]