Monthly Archives: January 2022

Paul and Dan on Deep Work (2/4)

Paul and Dan on Deep Work (by Cal Newport). We discuss Books of Hours and manga, the law librarian, being part of a community, Dan’s communication class, hitting your thumb with a hammer, and horses in New York.

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Junction is on sale

Here’s something splendid: Junction (my specbio scifi mystery novel) is on sale from the 18th to the 23rd. Get the ebook version for just $0.99. (picture credit goes to Franz Anthony )

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Video: Deep Work by Cal Newport

Paul and Dan on Deep Work (by Cal Newport). We discuss negative reviews, St. Augustine’s “Tolle Lege” moment, Ric Furrer’s Viking sword forging, the Monastic Practice, and solitude. Stay tuned for Dan’s rebuttal next week.

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December Newsletter: The River Toenail

Become my patron and get newsletters one week earlier. In my dream, I was peeling layers of the nail of my left pinkie toe. The nail had flared out from the small digit into a palm-shaped platter, which was worrying. … Continue reading

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Flights of Foundry Specbio panel

This is the video of the specbio panel I moderated last year at Flights of Foundry. I’m a little slow getting started, but my guests had some excellent things to say, so  please skip ahead a few minutes and hear … Continue reading

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