literary fiction

Horror’s Moby Dick: a short review of Stephen King’s IT

Horror’s Moby Dick: a short review of Stephen King’s IT

For all its faults, IT is horror’s Moby Dick – a gargantuan tale so full of powerfully rendered characters, ideas and episodes that it bears returning to and analysing, one memorable passage at a time. Read More »

What’s new with South Korean science fiction? 

What’s new with South Korean science fiction? 

There are new platforms! America has graphic novels; Japan has anime; and South Korea has web comics. Web-based comics known as ‘webtoons’ are popular. Thanks to Korea’s world’s fastest optic networks. Webtoons are the ideal comics, since they c... Read More »

Book Review: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Book Review: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist is an excellent example of the true magic that happens when literary fiction and genre fiction work together. Read More »

Wicked Wonders Wicked Wonderful

Wicked Wonders Wicked Wonderful

In the battle between literary fiction and genre fiction, Ellen Klages belongs to both sides, as her engaging collection of short stories Wicked Wonders demonstrates. Read More »

I, Robot on the BBC: this is how good radio SF could be

I, Robot on the BBC: this is how good radio SF could be

Radio seems to be the best medium for dramatizing science fiction. It's a shame that there isn't more of it, although... Read More »

Psychopompos is a Beautiful Student Film, Based on a Poem by H.P. Lovecraft, and They Need Your Help!

Psychopompos is a Beautiful Student Film, Based on a Poem by H.P. Lovecraft, and They Need Your Help!

a character who helps people after their death to transcend the human body and migrate their souls Read More »

Noticias literatura 17-8

Noticias literatura 17-8

An interview with award-winning author Jaime Molina Garcia, author of "Days to die in paradise" Read More »

Preview Review: Altered States of the Union – What America Could Be

Preview Review: Altered States of the Union – What America Could Be

Preview of the upcoming crowdfunded anthology Read More »

Spring 2016 SF Anime Preview

Spring 2016 SF Anime Preview

Spring, and a young fan's fancy turns to a new anime season. Read More »

You Don’t Know Dick

You Don’t Know Dick

Who am I? Am I real? Is this real? Is this...Are you really reading a post on Amazing Stories, or is it all in your head? Read More »

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