Stephen Brust News.

One: he has a novel, Pair of Bullets being serialized in the poker magazine Blind Straddle. It's a pay site. Free sample of the story.

Two: he's discovered a gene for bad science writing:
Given that everyone surveyed had been writing about science for at least a week, the team suggests that having multiple copies somehow contributes to writing problems anywhere near the Black Sea. Because the results were collected for a different study, the team couldn’t quiz the writers on whether they were actually familiar with their native language, says Halum.

It is not clear exactly how multiple copies of IMl33t affect expression of the verbopressin receptor, and our most confused syntax. And yet that’s the most interesting question, says someone I spoke with near the Xerox machine.