This is relevant to my interests. Plus, my sale numbers are apparently on par with Hugo and Nebula award winner this year (which is more “sad for them” than “yeah me”).
Let me cut right to the chase. Damien Walter is a liar.
Don’t worry, I’ll go through the whole thing, but let’s get the important stuff out of the way for the TL/DR crowd.
In another incredibly ignorant yet smug article from the Guardian http://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2014/aug/29/space-opera-new-guardians-of-the-galaxy-ancillary-justice Damien said the following:
Baen’s chief editor Toni Weisskopf went so far as to issue a diatribe against any and all sci-fi that did not pander to this conservative agenda.
Cite it, Damien. Cite where Toni Weisskopf ever said that. If you can’t provide a cite of where she said that, then you are a liar and you should issue a retraction and an apology.
Here, let me help you. Here is Toni’s “diatribe”. http://accordingtohoyt.com/2014/03/10/the-problem-of-engagement-a-guest-post-by-toni-weisskopf/ People can read it and judge for themselves.
So where is the part about pandering to a conservative agenda?
Damien can’t quote it, because it only exists in his…
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