Harry Potter and Game

I’ve written many times about how the Gamma males who write SF/F have absolutely no grasp of human socio-sexuality. Interestingly enough, aside from those writing in the Romance ghetto, the same is largely true of female genre writers:

In her latest Pottermore update, Rowling writes how she’s often forced
to crush the dreams of fans who nurse strange feelings for Hogwarts’s
sexiest Slytherin. 

Read the rest at Alpha Game, although beware, there is a Woman Defending All Women Against All Implied or Perceived Criticism on the premises.

In other news, Our Friend Damien is having trouble letting go. Unfortunately, writing about me appears to be the only fiction he can manage. This will certainly amuse the Evil Legion of Evil, who are probably the only ones who truly understand exactly how much winning a Hugo Award means to me.

Damien Walter ‏@damiengwalter
Theodore Beale / Vox Day being told the news he came 6th in a field of 5 at the Hugo awards.

MikeBrendan ‏@MikeBrendango
That was just beautiful…

Damien Walter ‏@damiengwalter
the definition of poetic justice.

Space Bunny ‏@Spacebunnyday
.@damiengwalter blocks @voxday, but can’t stop talking about him. So typical of sad #SJW s #lol

John Scalzi ‏@scalzi
Everything is a victory!

Space Bunny ‏@Spacebunnyday
I can only assume that @damiengwalter’s latest writing grant didn’t come through.@voxday

Tim Wood ‏@Magister_Wood
It’s how the rabbits deal with unrequited love. #SJW #lol

Mark Fox ‏@swiftfoxmark2
Wouldn’t have anything to do with not doing what he said he would, right?

I understand it intellectually, of course, but I don’t think I will ever truly grasp the inability of rabbits to understand that not-rabbits genuinely don’t think like they do. I very much doubt that they will ever understand that my finishing 6th of 5 was the best possible outcome short of actually winning, which was never going to happen.

And it’s informative to see @SFReviewsnet favoriting this tweet. It appears we’ll know where not to bother sending books for review. But at least if you’re looking for Pink SF/F, you’ll know exactly where to go.