Terry Pratchett Appearance at Science Fiction/Fantasy Convention

WC’s Annual Tribute to His Favorite Author


Terry Pratchett died back in 2015, but that hasn’t stopped WC from posting his annual tribute to his favorite author. Pratchett’s brilliant body of work, fifty or so novels and dozens of short stories, are a legacy that will outlast us all. Among Pratchett’s many wonderful attributes was his modesty. For a man who sold more…

Terry Pratchett signing WC's copy of Wintersmith

WC Is Missing Terry Pratchett


It’s not even 15 months since we lost Sir Terry Pratchett. WC is missing him badly. The sense of loss hasn’t diminished. Do you know about the Drabble Project? It’s a competition to see who can tell the best story is exactly 100 words; no more, no less. Back in 1988, Pratchett submitted a Drabble which,…

The Shepherd’s Crown by Terry Pratchett (Updated)


Sir Terry Pratchett, WC’s favorite author, died in March of this year. On September 1, the novel he was writing when he died was released, A Shepherd’s Crown, the fifth novel in the Tiffany Aching series. Pratchett, handicapped by the posterior cortical atrophy that killed him, still managed five novels, not counting Crown, before his death. His…

Terry Pratchett: "The Embuggerance is finally catching up with me."

Principles, with Citations!


It’s very nearly the late Sir Terry Pratchett’s 67th birthday.1 Earlier this week, WC received a long email from a reader accusing WC of not having any principles.2 WC will celebrate Sir Terry’s birthday by responding to that email and citing to Sir Terry in support of his points. Ambivalence towards technology WC’s correspondent accused…