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* ThisIsMyHuman: A delightful example in his short story ''[[http://www.tweetdeck.com/twitter/scalzi/~3YheC The Other Large Thing]]''.

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* ThisIsMyHuman: A delightful example in his short story ''[[http://www.tweetdeck.com/twitter/scalzi/~3YheC ''[[https://whatever.scalzi.com/2011/08/05/the-other-large-thing-a-short-story/ The Other Large Thing]]''.


Scalzi was also a creative consultant for the TV show ''Series/StargateUniverse''. Three of his short stories, "Alternate Histories", "Three Robots", and "When the Yogurt Took Over", were adapted as part of ''WesternAnimation/LoveDeathAndRobots''.

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Scalzi was also a creative consultant for the TV show ''Series/StargateUniverse''.

Three of his short stories, "Alternate Histories", "When The Yogurt Took Over: A Short Story", "Missives From Possible Futures #1: Alternate History Search Results", and "Three Robots", and "When Robots Experience Objects Left Behind from the Yogurt Took Over", Era of Humans for the First Time" were adapted as part into individual episodes of the animated anthology ''WesternAnimation/LoveDeathAndRobots''.


Scalzi was also a creative consultant for the TV show ''Series/StargateUniverse''.

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Scalzi was also a creative consultant for the TV show ''Series/StargateUniverse''. Three of his short stories, "Alternate Histories", "Three Robots", and "When the Yogurt Took Over", were adapted as part of ''WesternAnimation/LoveDeathAndRobots''.

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* LineToGod: His blog, [[http://whatever.scalzi.com/ Whatever]].


* BrainUploading: Brian Javna [[spoiler:and Andrea Hayter-Ross]] in ''The Android's Dream''.



* TheDogIsAnAlien: In ''Agent to the Stars'', Joshua eventually takes on the form of a dog in order to come off as more appealing to humans.
* EvilPlan: In ''The Android's Dream'', [[spoiler:Narf-win-Getag's plot to take over Nidu and Earth, and Harry Creek's plot to thwart the Nidu both qualify.]]
* ShrugOfGod: The gender of Sam in ''The Android's Dream'', and consequently whether their relationship with Archie is straight or gay. Scalzi deliberately used a unisex name and avoided using any gendered pronouns to refer to the character, and says he doesn't know himself.


John Scalzi is best known for [[MemeticMutation taping bacon to]] [[http://whatever.scalzi.com/2006/09/13/clearly-you-people-thought-i-was-kidding/ his cat]], though his science-fiction writing, particularly his ''Literature/OldMansWar'' trilogy, comes a close second.

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John Michael Scalzi II (born May 10, 1969) is best known for [[MemeticMutation taping bacon to]] [[http://whatever.scalzi.com/2006/09/13/clearly-you-people-thought-i-was-kidding/ his cat]], though his science-fiction writing, particularly his ''Literature/OldMansWar'' trilogy, comes a close second.


* BrainUploading - Brian Javna [[spoiler:and Andrea Hayter-Ross]] in ''The Android's Dream''.
* ContinuityReboot - Scalzi is rebooting the Creator/HBeamPiper "Fuzzy" series, starting with ''Literature/FuzzyNation'', a re-imagining of ''Literature/LittleFuzzy''.

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* BrainUploading - BrainUploading: Brian Javna [[spoiler:and Andrea Hayter-Ross]] in ''The Android's Dream''.
* ContinuityReboot - ContinuityReboot: Scalzi is rebooting the Creator/HBeamPiper "Fuzzy" series, starting with ''Literature/FuzzyNation'', a re-imagining of ''Literature/LittleFuzzy''.



* EvilPlan and GambitRoulette - In ''The Android's Dream'', [[spoiler:Narf-win-Getag's plot to take over Nidu and Earth, and Harry Creek's plot to thwart the Nidu both qualify.]]

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* EvilPlan and GambitRoulette - EvilPlan: In ''The Android's Dream'', [[spoiler:Narf-win-Getag's plot to take over Nidu and Earth, and Harry Creek's plot to thwart the Nidu both qualify.]]



* ThisIsMyHuman - A delightful example in his short story ''[[http://www.tweetdeck.com/twitter/scalzi/~3YheC The Other Large Thing]]''.

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* ThisIsMyHuman - ThisIsMyHuman: A delightful example in his short story ''[[http://www.tweetdeck.com/twitter/scalzi/~3YheC The Other Large Thing]]''.


* ''Literature/TheInterdependency''

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* ''Literature/TheInterdependency''''Literature/TheInterdependency'' series


* ''Literature/OldMansWar'' series
* ''Literature/{{Redshirts}}''
* ''Literature/LockIn''



* ''Literature/TheAndroidsDream''



* ''Literature/TheAndroidsDream''


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* ''Literature/LockIn''
* ''Literature/OldMansWar'' series
* ''Literature/{{Redshirts}}''

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* ''Literature/TheInterdependency''

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* ''Literature/TheAndroidsDream''


* AliensStealCable - As the main explanation for aliens' choice to make first contact with a film agent in ''Literature/AgentToTheStars''.



** Presumably the same can/will be said for Chris in ''Lock In.''
*** The audiobook of ''Lock In'' exists in two editions, with male and female narrators.

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* ''Literature/TheDispatcher''

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* ''Literature/AgentToTheStars''


* ''Literature/{{LockIn}}''

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* ''Literature/{{LockIn}}''''Literature/LockIn''

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