Author: Ira Nayman

Literary Fiction Isn’t Always That Great, Either, You Know

Literary Fiction Isn’t Always That Great, Either, You Know

Ira Nayman makes a startling admission: he often prefers literary fiction to genre fiction. Oh, no! That does not, however, make him blind to the limitations of literary fiction, as his review of A Free Man indicates. Read More »

Spec Fic Publishing: Pitfalls and Opportunities

Spec Fic Publishing: Pitfalls and Opportunities

What is a new author supposed to do when so many established authors are being abandoned by their publishers? Read More »

Dragons and Dragons and…More Dragons, Oh, My!

Dragons and Dragons and…More Dragons, Oh, My!

Dragoncharm doesn't quite work as an epic fantasy novel, but, as reviewer Ira Nayman suggests, it can be enjoyed if read with a different genre in mind. Read More »

Woman Can’t Be Comedians? Funny You Should Say That…

Woman Can’t Be Comedians? Funny You Should Say That…

With no concern for his safety, Ira Nayman wades into the controversy over whether women can be funny, exploring possible reasons for why men are so resistant to the idea. Read More »

Do Not Barco Engage Yet, Mister Sulu!

Do Not Barco Engage Yet, Mister Sulu!

One screen good, three screens better? Not, as Ira Nayman found, in the case of a screening of Star trek: Beyond in Barco Escape. Read More »

TAFF Winner Profile: Anna Raftery

TAFF Winner Profile: Anna Raftery

Anna Raftery, this year's winner of the Trans-Atlantic Fan Fund (TAFF) competition, tells Ira Nayman a little bit about herself while in Toronto. Read More »

FREE BOOK GIVEAWAY! or Just a Humour Writer in a Science Fiction World

FREE BOOK GIVEAWAY! or Just a Humour Writer in a Science Fiction World

I told my psychiatrist everyone hates humorous SF. He said I was being ridiculous; everyone hasn't read humorous SF... Read More »

Review: Making the Rounds, by Allan Weiss

Review: Making the Rounds, by Allan Weiss

Weiss takes on the Kabbala. Read More »

Review: In Memory: A Tribute to Terry Pratchett

Review: In Memory: A Tribute to Terry Pratchett

And the best part? All proceeds from sales of the book will go to Alzheimer’s Research, UK, Pratchett’s favourite charity. Read More »

Review: Mechanical Tales

Review: Mechanical Tales

Each of these stories has a simple conflict that builds to a satisfying resolution, with just enough detail to make the reader believe... Read More »

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