Business Musings: The Year in Review Part 2: Traditional Publishing

In the course of this insane year, in which the news cycle was on overdrive in every single industry, and the Western world (which is what I mostly follow) spent all of its time splitting into factions and screaming at each other. In a year that had a moment of holy crap, are we really going to slide into World War III?  followed by the […]

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The Business Rusch: Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics

The Business Rusch: Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics Kristine Kathryn Rusch The quote in my title comes from Mark Twain’s autobiography.  Twain said: “Figures often beguile me, particularly when I have the arranging of them myself; in which case the remark attributed to Disraeli would often apply with justice and force: “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics.” The problem with […]

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Dark Man

My story, “The Dark Man,” has just appeared in the anthology Is Anybody Out There, edited by Nick Gevers and Marty Halpern.  As a reader, I’ve been looking forward to this anthology for some time.  It has some great writers, and deals with the Fermi Paradox (if there are aliens, why haven’t we met them?).  Besides mine, the stories in the anthology include ones by […]

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