Books, all autographed:
Michael Swanwick, Tales of Old Earth
Joe Haldeman, Old Twentieth
Holly Black, Valiant
Nancy Kress, Dynamic Characters
Samuel R. Delany, Dhalgren
And now, since Clarion ex Machina has gone zombie (*sob*), the 2006 Clarion T-shirt sayings:
I thought maybe it was from the POV of the pillow
It flagged a little bit in the middle, which is to say, page 2
I do know something about blood sacrifice
Life's a bitch, and then you die, even if you come back as a zombie
I had trouble with the beginning because I kept thinking the main character was a panda
Whether you're a man of flesh or mud, you still want a bigger dick
I like that, after the boob section, the narrator says, I'm flat happy
Would I sacrifice a child to save my dog... Yeah...
Erotica is that which gives me an erection... This did not give me an erection
I also like prostitutes... In stories
I'm not sure I'm the market for Santa-as-a-dirty-old-man story
And I thought, oh my god, I'm alone in my room screaming, fuck me, fuck me!
If you're going to fuck the dog, stick it in all the way
I had trouble imagining the crow singing, but it's amusing that I did it
Helloooo Ice Hailstorm Attack!
As Chekhov said, if you've got a character with a cybernetic hand in Act 1, you want him to crush someone's head like a papaya by the end of the play
No erectile tissue in Asimov's
The characters dance around the protagonist's cock like it's a fucking maypole
I want to feel people dying
You chitinous prick!
As an unsympathetic character myself, it's difficult to make one that even I don't care about. Mission accomplished.
Either explain it, or explain that that there isn't an explanation.
I was reduced to drawing hearts in the margin
If Krishna is hanging on the wall in the first act...
All hail Caffeina the Dawnstar, Goddess of Morning
I don't want to panda to popular opinion
If you use any puns in the title, I will take a bus to your hometown. I will come to your door, and I will kick your cat
Temporal paradoxes can suck my cock!
If I smash my coffee mug and cut my wrist with the jagged ceramic edge, bleeding all over the carpet, then you all stop beginning your stories with chunks of exposition?
Nobody warned me that she wrote in the nude
meaning: but, however
但し付き == tadashizuki (also tadashitsuki) == (adjective that takes の) conditional
'Convoluted etymology'. Left radical is 'person' (人). Right radical is a Non-General Use character meaning 'dawn', here used phonetically to express 'naked'. Henshall suggests taking the right radical as 'one' (一) and 'sun' (日), and as a mnemonic: 'Sun shines on one person, but... he's naked!'