Tag Archive: N. K. Jemisin

A very Wise interview on Geekdom

When Stephen Segal tapped me to take part in writing Geek Wisdom with his team of geeks, there really wasn’t any other answer but, “Yes.” After all, Stephen isn’t just a guy who was my editor on a previous book (Stuff Every Husband Should Know), he’s also a friend. Philosophically we come from very similar places, especially with regard to creativity, the human spirit, and our inner geekness. But better to let Stephen himself explain. In this interview with Wired, he lays out the spark that became the book, the philosophy we plunged into it with, and the great geekdom we left on the cutting room floor. I especially like this bit of insight: Whether in a religious or a scientific framework, knowledge and wisdom…
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The Geeks: N. K. Jemisin

Geek Wisdom

I get to work with some pretty cool people on Geek Wisdom. One of them is N. K. Jemisin. In addition to being pretty damn funny, N.K. (or Nora) is an accomplished author with some excellent work under her belt. Her first novel, The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, came out earlier this year. It’s the first part of a trilogy. Her work has also appeared in Clarkesworld, Strange Horizons, and a slew of other places, including some awesome anthologies. Oh, and this: She has been nominated for Hugo and Nebula awards. Hell yeah. Pretty damn spiffy, that. Go spend some time at her website. She’s got free fiction there. Enjoy. Geek Wisdom: The Sacred Teachings of Nerd Culture is due out August 2011. You can pre-order…
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