Tweet of the Day, If This Is True Then It’s Absolute Bullsh*ttery edition.

I think it’s true: but the problem is, it’s deep in Too Bad To Be True territory. The short version is, Alan Dean Foster did a press conference today with the SFWA about how he’s reportedly not getting paid royalties on books that Disney now prints (the Star Wars stuff, basically). According to them, the reason he isn’t getting paid is because Disney bought ‘the rights, but not the obligations.’ Which… makes no sense. If the contract says Foster gets paid royalties, he gets paid royalties.

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Book of the Week: ‘For Love of Mother-Not.’

This is kind of supposed to be an encouragement to me: For Love of Mother-Not is the first book in Alan Dean Foster’s Pip and Flinx series of alien world exploration adventure, and I should reread the whole thing to catch up before I go get the last book in the series.  It’s a good series. I’ve always like the central idea of Foster’s Humanx Commonwealth (short version: giant alien bugs! …Hey, these guys are pretty chill. We should hang out).  I should get caught up with it.

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Down to the Wire on The Moaning Words Kickstarter. #cthulhu

It’s an online game, sort of: honestly, I mostly care that Alan Dean Foster is writing for it.

Not that any of you actually care, but I have a good score on picking Kickstarters that get funded. As in, perfect*. This one I’m hoping won’t spoil my record…

Moe Lane

*Admittedly, I often come late to the party.