Failure is not an option

Had the chance through my day job to write a book review. It is published in Nature Physics, and I’m reviewing the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus award winning The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal. Check it out! The act of going back over consumed fiction and picking critically at the bones is gratifying, but I prefer the consumption to the dissection. You can check out my review here: :

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Mary Robinette Kowal is the author of Ghost Talkers, The Glamourist Histories series, and the Lady Astronaut duology. She is a cast member of the award-wining podcast Writing Excuses and also a four-time Hugo Award winner. Her short fiction appears in, and Asimov’s. Mary Robinette, a professional puppeteer, lives in Nashville. Visit her online at