It was fun! I haven’t read much of Scalzi’s work (I mostly know him from his taping bacon to his cat), but I’m told his style would probably appeal to me. He read the first chapter from an upcoming novel, and I get the feeling that there’s a lot of overlap in our senses of humor. I’ve decided that he and I could be good Mortal Enemies. Not that he and I have any actual conflict, but it’s great publicity to have a Nemesis. We’d casually mention our Enduring Feud during interviews and play it up during discussion panels. Not that we’d actually argue or stage fake confrontations (like Andy Kaufman used to do); we’d be very Gentlemanly Adversaries.
It’s just that Drama gets attention, and his SWFA Presidency kerfuffle won’t last forever.