Fiction

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Why I Do What I Do

My first novel in print… a very exciting moment. I have been asked several times in the last week alone about indie publishing. Before I talk about what I’m doing, and why, let me point out that I am relatively new to this. Vulcan’s Kitte... Read More »

Ciencia  ficción desde el extremo occidente

Ciencia ficción desde el extremo occidente

Ciencia ficción desde el extremo occidente En el año 2002, se publicó en el Perú un volumen que recopilaba una serie de cuentos fantásticos escritos por Rodolfo Hinostroza. Tuvo a bien publicarlos bajo el título de “Cuentos de extremo occidente”. ¿Po... Read More »

Save Our Stereotypes

Save Our Stereotypes

I don’t want to destroy the damsel in distress. I don’t want to destroy the sleeping beauty. Or the femme fatale. Or the pollyanna. Or the ditz. Or the girl next door. I watch attempts to ban them warily, though I know the intentions behi... Read More »

Star Trek- Communism in Space?

I’ll start this week’s thought-provoking commentary with a statement: I like Star Trek. Mostly. I’m no Trekkie/Trekker, but I greatly enjoyed TOS and TNG. DS9 had a few good moments. I refused to watch Voyager, and I thought Enterprise was well made ... Read More »

Tolkien’s Shire Becomes a Reality: Wisdom of the Shire by Noble Smith

Tolkien’s Shire Becomes a Reality: Wisdom of the Shire by Noble Smith

A new book has come to the shire filled with all the wisdom one could want to live a Hobbit-like life. It’s called, Wisdom of the Shire: A short Guide to a Long and Happy Life, by Noble Smith. At first glance it looks like another marketing plo... Read More »

Cedar Sanderson's art

The Genderless Mind?

The cover art for Dwarf’s Dryad, and metaphorically, the difference between the hard man and soft woman. The genderless mind is a myth. Even here in cyberspace, where we can be whatever, whoever, whichever we choose to be, we are still each of ... Read More »

A Commissioning Editor Speaks: David Moore of Abaddon Books

A Commissioning Editor Speaks: David Moore of Abaddon Books

Britain’s Abaddon Books is a seething brew of villainous steampunk, sleek spaceships, cruel sorcery, and blood-soaked horror. I tracked their commissioning editor David Moore down to his lair, where I forced him to unravel a cracked and crumbli... Read More »

ASM Blog Horde Interview with Felicity Savage

ASM Blog Horde Interview with Felicity Savage

Welcome to the Amazing Stories BLOG HORDE INTERVIEWS! The ASM Blog Horde is a diverse and wonderful species. I have the privilege of talking with all of them, and I get to share those chats with you. In this long-running series, you will have the op... Read More »

TRAVELS OF DANGER IN THE YUCATAN: A Mayan Time Travel Odyssey a Novel by Hunter Liguore (Excerpt)

Today Amazing Stories continues its excerpt program with the introduction of Hunter Liguores’ Travels of Danger in the Yucatan. Hunter Liguore, a multi-Pushcart Prize nominee, earned a MFA in Creative Writing from Lesley University. Her work ha... Read More »

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