Fiction

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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