“The world of Wool is ripe for exploration. I won’t be able to scratch the surface. When readers got in touch to ask about fan fiction, I not only gave my blessing, I insisted that they charge for the work. Even if it’s just a dollar. I know what it’s like to struggle as an artist…. I’m sure my lawyer is going to have a fit when he finds out. But I don’t care…. I’m making enough money.”
Polar vortex on Saturn, photographed by Cassini, 27 November 2012. See also a processed version by Kevin McAbee at Emily Lakdawalla’s blog, where the effect of Saturn’s rotation and the camera’s perspective are corrected for.