Astrid Nielsch

The only book by Ursula Le Guin, outside the Earthsea series, which has received consistent attention from artists and illustrators is The Left Hand of Darkness.
Asni’s Art Blog: Beyond Earthsea

Asni’s Art Blog: Beyond Earthsea

The only book by Ursula Le Guin, outside the Earthsea series, which has received consistent attention from artists and illustrators is The Left Hand of Darkness. Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: The Painting of Earthsea (part 4)

Asni’s Art Blog: The Painting of Earthsea (part 4)

In this post, I would like to introduce my own visual interpretation of Earthsea and its places and characters Read More »

Witches Aint Sh@*t

Witches Aint Sh@*t

The ever-evolving role of witches in literature and entertainment is examined. Read More »

Shameless Self Promotion: “Metropolis” exhibition in Wellington

Shameless Self Promotion: “Metropolis” exhibition in Wellington

For being such an eclectic bunch of people, the exhibition seems surprizingly congruent, and everyone's work looks pretty fab Read More »

The Art of Au Contraire! 2013

The Art of Au Contraire! 2013

The Taniwha, by Angela Oliver A couple of weekends ago, I had the pleasure to attend Au Contraire!, the New Zealand national Science Fiction, Fantasy and Geekery convention here in Wellington. It was the second Au Contraire! I attended: three years a... Read More »

ASM Blog Horde Interview with Diane Severson

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 »

The Clubhouse: Looking for fandom — ConFusion at 40, Part 4

The Clubhouse: Looking for fandom — ConFusion at 40, Part 4

Wherefore fandom? Fandom does not equal “the science fiction market.” To be a fan it’s not enough just to be a consumer of science fiction. To be part of fandom you have to participate in fandom as a community. You have to interact... Read More »