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Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded : A Decade of Whatever, 1998-2008 by John Scalzi

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On September 13, 1998, John Scalzi sat down in front of his computer to write the first entry in his blog Whatever--and changed the history of the Internet as we know it today.

What, you're not swallowing that one? Okay, fine: He started writing Whatever and amused about 15 people that first day. If that many. But he kept at it, for ten years and running. Now 40,000 people drop by on a daily basis to see what he's got to say.

About what? Well, about whatever: Politics, writing, family, war, popular culture and cats (especially with bacon on them). Sometimes he's funny. Sometimes he's serious (mostly he's sarcastic). Sometimes people agree with him. Sometimes they send him hate mail, which he grades on originality and sends back. Along the way, Scalzi's become a best-selling, award-winning author, a father, and a geek celebrity. But no matter what, there's always another Whatever post to amuse and/or enrage his readers.

Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded collects some of the best and most popular Whatever entries from the first ten years of the blog – a decade of Whatever, presented in delightfully random form, just as it should be.

* Winner of the 2009 Hugo Award for Best Non-Fiction Book



* Introduction by Star Trek actor Wil Wheaton



Old Man's War Series

#1 Old Man’s War

#2 The Ghost Brigades

#3 The Last Colony

#4 Zoe’s Tale

#5 The Human Division

#6 The End of All Things

Short fiction: “After the Coup”

Other Tor Books

The Android’s Dream

Agent to the Stars

Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded

Fuzzy Nation

Redshirts

Lock In

The Collapsing Empire (forthcoming)

At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.



Praise for this book“This book captures everything I love about blogging. In the vernacular of the damn kids today, this book is made of EPIC WIN.” —Wil Wheaton


About the Author

John Scalzi won the 2006 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, and his debut novel Old Man's War was a finalist for science fiction's Hugo Award. His other books include The Ghost Brigades, The Android's Dream and The Last Colony. He has won the Hugo Award, the Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Award for science-fiction, the Seiun, The Kurd Lasswitz and the Geffen awards. His weblog, Whatever, is one of the most widely-read web sites in modern SF. Born and raised in California, Scalzi studied at the University of Chicago. He lives in southern Ohio with his wife and daughter.


Title: Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded : A Decade of Whatever, 1998-2008
Author(s): John Scalzi
ISBN: 9781429967716
Copyright 2010
Release Date: January 05, 2010
Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates
Countries: United States, Canada | Learn more about available countries
Language: English
Format: mobi,ePub | Learn More about our supported formats
Dragonmount is a proud provider of DRM-free eBooks. By purchasing any eBook from our store, you are not only helping support our website, but you are helping small businesses thrive in a market traditionally dominated by large companies. Learn more in our eBook FAQ.

About Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded : A Decade of Whatever, 1998-2008 by John Scalzi



On September 13, 1998, John Scalzi sat down in front of his computer to write the first entry in his blog Whatever--and changed the history of the Internet as we know it today.

What, you're not swallowing that one? Okay, fine: He started writing Whatever and amused about 15 people that first day. If that many. But he kept at it, for ten years and running. Now 40,000 people drop by on a daily basis to see what he's got to say.

About what? Well, about whatever: Politics, writing, family, war, popular culture and cats (especially with bacon on them). Sometimes he's funny. Sometimes he's serious (mostly he's sarcastic). Sometimes people agree with him. Sometimes they send him hate mail, which he grades on originality and sends back. Along the way, Scalzi's become a best-selling, award-winning author, a father, and a geek celebrity. But no matter what, there's always another Whatever post to amuse and/or enrage his readers.

Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded collects some of the best and most popular Whatever entries from the first ten years of the blog – a decade of Whatever, presented in delightfully random form, just as it should be.

* Winner of the 2009 Hugo Award for Best Non-Fiction Book



* Introduction by Star Trek actor Wil Wheaton



Old Man's War Series

#1 Old Man’s War

#2 The Ghost Brigades

#3 The Last Colony

#4 Zoe’s Tale

#5 The Human Division

#6 The End of All Things

Short fiction: “After the Coup”

Other Tor Books

The Android’s Dream

Agent to the Stars

Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded

Fuzzy Nation

Redshirts

Lock In

The Collapsing Empire (forthcoming)

At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.


Praise for this book

“This book captures everything I love about blogging. In the vernacular of the damn kids today, this book is made of EPIC WIN.” —Wil Wheaton



About the Author



John Scalzi won the 2006 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, and his debut novel Old Man's War was a finalist for science fiction's Hugo Award. His other books include The Ghost Brigades, The Android's Dream and The Last Colony. He has won the Hugo Award, the Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Award for science-fiction, the Seiun, The Kurd Lasswitz and the Geffen awards. His weblog, Whatever, is one of the most widely-read web sites in modern SF. Born and raised in California, Scalzi studied at the University of Chicago. He lives in southern Ohio with his wife and daughter.


Title: Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded : A Decade of Whatever, 1998-2008
Author(s): John Scalzi
ISBN: 9781429967716
Copyright 2010
Release Date: January 05, 2010
Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates
Countries: United States, Canada | Learn more about available countries
Language: English
Format: mobi,ePub | Learn More about our supported formats

Dragonmount is a proud provider of DRM-free eBooks. By purchasing any eBook from our store, you are not only helping support our website, but you are helping small businesses thrive in a market traditionally dominated by large companies. Learn more in our eBook FAQ.

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