Madeline Ashby titles her blog as “Dangerous to those who profit from the way things are.” I got news for Madeline: This article is no better for those of us who can’t manage to profit from the way things are.

This is me all over: I write the kind of SF that I enjoyed reading when I was younger. Today’s kids couldn’t care less about my dreams, though… so the books don’t get bought. I guess if I can’t learn how to write about YA dystopias, I might as well finance my retirement with a pushbroom.

Memento mori. (Or, how Worldcon’s youth problem will resolve.)