Brenda Cooper

Archive for September, 2012

Filk Recommendation: John Anealio’s Laser Zombie Robot Love

Some things belong to deep geekdom. Filk music is one of those things.  John Anealio’s album includes songs about (among other things): An angry robot who discovers the singularity Dressing up like a storm-trooper on Halloween The challenges of being a geek dad Nanowrimo (and if I have to tell you what that is, you […]

Sometimes it’s not the wordcount

Most mornings, I sit down at 5:00 and write until 6:00 or 7:00, getting out about 1,000 words. The last few weeks have been frustrating.  I’ve been driving toward the finish of a book that just doesn’t want to end. Scenes keep getting added.  Some will come back out; this is not going to finish […]

10 days left in Goodreads giveaway for ARC of The Creative Fire

Goodreads Book Giveaway The Creative Fire by Brenda Cooper Giveaway ends October 01, 2012. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win  

On Female Futurists

Last month, my name showed up on the cover of The Futurist magazine.  I didn’t think much about it at the time. They asked me for a brief essay, the request was interesting, and so I wrote about an issue that has been bothering me for a while:  that we are no longer inching toward […]

Reading Recommendation: Nexus by Ramez Naam

It’s not often that I recommend a book you can’t get yet.  But I really think you want to pre-order Nexus by Ramez Naam.  I have read it, and I got to blurb it. I also have a story about it.  I had met Ramez at a series of futurist lunches hosted by futurist mentor, […]