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2008

01 January 2008 Tue · Dr. Phil sets up dr-phil-physics.com domain and temporary webpage.

05 January 2008 Sat · Dr. Phil's short story "A Man in the Moon", a Third Quarter Finalist
in the 24tb Writers of the Future contest, has been selected as the sole Published Finalist
in the 24th WOTF Anthology. To Be Released in Summer 2008.

13 January 2008 Sun · Dr. Phil's short story "Giant Cicadas and Other Odd Indignities" 
sold to Southern Fried Weirdness Online.  To be Released on 27 January 2008 Sun.

27 January 2008 Sun · Dr. Phil's short story "Giant Cicadas and Other Odd Indignities" 
appears in this week's Southern Fried Weirdness Online.

02 February 2008 Sat · Official launch of dr-phil-physics.com .

03 March 2008 Mon · Rollout of new content at dr-phil-physics.com . Check out under Stuff,
Featured Fiction and Kids.

07 March 2008 Fri · Movie Review: The Bank Job [R]. And a DVD Review: The Holiday [PG-13].

18 March 2008 Tue · Dr. Phil's comments on the passing of noted SF author Arthur C. Clarke.

21 March 2008 Fri · In honor of Sir Arthur C. Clarke, read Dr. Phil's story Atrophy.

01 April 2008 Tue · Ah, the "annual report" of SF/F/H writerly "holiday" stories. (grin)

03 April 2008 Thu · First Quarter 2008 writing report.

30 April 2008 Wed · Dr. Phil sends out 200th submission since June 2002.

08 May 2008 Thu · Attend a booksigning and reading by Jim C. Hines at Schuler's Alpine.

21 May 2008 Wed · Movie Review: Deathnote (Part 1) [R].

26 May 2008 Mon · Movie Review: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull [PG-13].

27 May 2008 Tue · Science fiction made real: photos of the Mars Phoenix Lander descending.

05 June 2008 Thu · Dr. Phil's short story "In the Blink of an Eye" sold to Andromeda 
Spaceways Inflight Magazine. To be Published in early 2009.

17 June 2008 Tue · Writers are warned to watch out for a fake SFWA writing contest!

19 June 2008 Thu · Dr. Phil's first short story, "Le Grand Bazar", sold to Space Westerns.

04 July 2008 Fri · The Clarion West workshop suffers a break-in and four writers' laptops
are stolen.  Some people, though, whine about the fuss being made -- unbelievable.

05 July 2008 Sat · Second Quarter 2008 writing report. 

09 July 2008 Wed · Movie Review: Hancock [PG-13].

12 July 2008 Sat · Dr. Phil's short story "The Johnson Boys of Ames, Iowa" sold to Analog
Science Fiction and Fact.


...

New movie reviews here, including The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Reader, Taken 
and Revolutionary Road.

Some Links to Dr. Phil's blog entries about the Writers of the Future workshop!

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2009

01 January 2009 Thu · Dr. Phil's short story "Le Grand Bazar" appears on Space Westerns.

11 January 2009 Sun · Dr. Phil's upcoming appearance at Cryptic ConFusion, 23-25 January
2009 in Troy MI.

25 February 2009 Wed · Dr. Phil's short story "The Brother on the Shelf" appears in the May
2009 issue of Analog. (Previously titled "The Johnson Boys of Ames, Iowa.")

25 February 2009 Wed · Looks like Dr. Phil is eligible for the Campbell Award for New Writers.

05 March 2009 Thu · The May 2009 Analog is on bookstore shelves with "The Brother on the Shelf."
(A brief review here.)

08 March 2009 Sun · The long-delayed Writers of the Future Volume XXIV anthology is finally
coming out in wide release!  Featuring Dr. Phil's short story "A Man in the Moon."
(Another brief review here.)

13 March 2009 Fri · Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine #38 arrived from Australia, with
Dr. Phil's short story "Machine."

23 March 2009 Mon · Dr. Phil's latest two stories warrant a brief mention at LocusOnline.

05 April 2009 Sun · Another professional milestone: Dr. Phil's writing makes a "profit."

20 April 2009 Mon · Dr. Phil's upcoming appearance at Penguicon 7.0, 1-3 May 2009 in
Romulus MI.

29 April 2009 Wed · Review of State of Play.

04 May 2009 Mon · 2004 Clarion classmate Marjorie M. Liu makes the cover of May 2009 Locus.
 
08 May 2009 Fri · Review of Star Trek in IMAX.

10 May 2009 Sun · Review of Grand Rapids shot movie The Chaos Experiment.

13 May 2009 Wed · Another lovely review of "Under Suspicion".  And here.

26 May 2009 Tue · Honorable Mention in 2009 Speculative Literature Foundation's Older 
Writers Grant.
 
29 May 2009 Fri · 2004 Clarion classmate Nichole Kimberling wins a Lambda Award for her 
novel Turnskin.

24 June 2009 Wed · Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine #39 arrived from Australia, with
Dr. Phil's short story "In The Blink Of An Eye." 

03 July 2009 Fri · Dr. Phil is officially semi-officially on sabbatical for six months.
Updated: 17 July 2009 Fri.

06 July 2009 Mon · Review of Away We Go.

07 July 2009 Tue · Review of Public Enemies.

09 July 2009 Thu · HSRT: Review of Suds: The Rocking 60s Soap Opera Musical.

11 July 2009 Sat · HSRT: Review of The Cmplt Wrks of Wm Shkspr Abrdgd.

13 July 2009 Mon · A Death In The SF Family, Charles N. Brown, 1937-2009.

14 July 2009 Tue · Review of Moon.

19 July 2009 Sun · Review of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.
(Prelab -- DVD Review: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix)

20 July 2009 Mon · 40 Years Ago on the surface of the Moon.

06 August 2009 Thu · Jim Baen's Universe to end in April 2010.

11 August 2009 Tue · 2010 NASFiC in Raleigh NC and 2011 WorldCon in Reno NV.

20 August 2009 Thu · Dr. Phil's first novel submission on its way... didn't make the short list.

21 August 2009 Fri · Dell Magazine's change of address for submissions.

Summer 2009 Movie Reviews include: The Time Traveler's Wife, The Hurt Locker, District 9, 
Harry Potter 5 (DVD) and Harry Potter 6 (IMAX), Moon, Public Enemies, Away We Go.

28 August 2009 Fri · The Finnish SF scene.

30 August 2009 Sun · WOTF 25th Anniversary Event online, and how about that World Sky Race?

01 September 2009 Tue · Grand Rapids Symphony will do the score as the film Lord of the Rings: 
Fellowship of the Ring unfolds on Friday 16 October 2009.

14 September 2009 Mon · Nope, not looking forward to Windows 7.  A history of Windows...

20 September 2009 Sun · Review of Writers of the Future Volume XXV.

23 September 2009 Wed · Another Review of "my" Writers of the Future Volume XXIV.

18 October 2009 Sun · A New SF Market is Coming: Lightspeed. Guidelines out now.
 
13-15 November 2009 · Dr. Phil at WindyCon 36. Also here and here.

17 November 2009 Tue · Dr. Phil Stories which are eligible for the Nebulas.

26 Decebmer 2009 Sat · Review of the Robert Downey Jr. Sherlock Holmes.

01 December 2009 Tue · Dr. Phil's short story "Your First Real Rocket Ship" sold to Nine 
in Greece.

05 December 2009 Sat · Another review of "Under Suspicion".

25 December 2009 Fri · Review of Avatar in 3-D IMAX.

25 December 2009 Fri · Dr. Phil's Xmas gift to you -- "Christmas in Foxhole-Heaven".


2010


10 January 2010 Sun · Review of WALL•E on DVD.

13 January 2010 Wed · Sad news as the Internet Review of Science Fiction (IROSF) will close.

22-24 January 2010 · Dr. Phil at ConFusion 2010.

17 January 2010 Sun · A rough update on Dr. Phil's writing career. 

19 January 2010 Tue · A very different Review of Avatar in 3-D.

28 January 2010 Thu · Essays on losing our special orange kitty.

01 February 2010 Mon · Dr. Phil's short story "Three Drink Minimum" 'sold' to 100 Stories 
for Haiti charity anthology to benefit the U.K. Red Cross.  Both as eBook and print.

07 February 2010 Sun · Review of Super Bowl XLIV. (grin)

14 February 2010 Sun · Review of GVSU performance of Into the Woods.

21 February 2010 Sun · Dr. Phil ships his 300th submission to any market since June 2002.
Also, the State of the Author 2009 report.

01 April 2010 Thu · The annual March 32nd 2010 report.  And here.


more recent news...

19 April 2010 Mon · Dr. Phil's short story "Hail to the Victors" sold to Abyss & Apex.

30 April 2010 Fri · First of the Big Three -- Asimov's -- to take e-submissions.

05 May 2010 Wed · Dr. Phil's May 2009 Analog short story "The Brother on the Shelf", has 
been optioned by Jeffrey C. Singer's Fourth Floor Productions for a possible movie. 

06 May 2010 Thu · Dr. Phil's "Sabbatical" 1.21 (May-June) and 1.22 (Sept-Dec).

09 May 2010 Sun · Review of 2-disk DVD of Star Trek.

22 May 2010 Sat · Review of Robin Hood.

24 May 2010 Mon · Review of Iron Man 2, here as well.

31 May 2010 Mon · Dr. Phil's short story "Memorial Day-II" for free.

01 June 2010 Tue · Launch of two new markets: Redstone Science Fiction and Lightspeed.

02 June 2010 Wed · First month of Sabbatical 1.21 report.

06 June 2010 Sun · dr-phil-physics.com upgraded!

07 June 2010 Mon · Presidential visit to Kalamazoo MI -- here and here.

08 June 2010 Tue · REVIEW of novella anthology Alembical 2.






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