So! In my Official Capacity as a writer of science fiction and fantasy, I hereby proclaim June 23 Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Day! A day of celebration and wonder! A day for all of us readers of science fiction and fantasy to reach out and say thank you to our favorite writers. A day, perhaps, to blog about our favorite sf/f writers. A day to reflect upon how written science fiction and fantasy has changed your life.
so this year I've read, roughly estimated as i tend to forget to tag, about 12 fantasy and 5 sci-fi books. That doesn't even count all the graphic novels, as Fables falls under fantasy and Y: The Last Man is definitely sci-fi. So yeah, i enjoy both genres. I've got more fantasy than sci-fi on my Librarything page but my tastes have been drifting toward sci-fi recently. I also enjoy books that play with those boundaries, between "regular" books and genres and between sci-fi and fantasy. The Dark Tower series is a great example. Parts are pure fantasy, parts pure sci-fi, and it's an incredible mix.
As I'm working on Tuesday, i doubt i'll be doing anything particularly fun for the day!