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Readers Weigh In: Favorite Types of Science Fiction Romance Heroes Part Two

Readers Weigh In: Favorite Types of Science Fiction Romance Heroes Part Two

Aliens, "beta heroes" (explorers, colonists and scientists), pirates, androids and people unjustly sent to prison planets - what are readers favorite examples of these characters in SFR? An unscientific poll gives examples of all of them. Read More »

Readers Weigh In: Favorite Types of Science Fiction Romance Heroes Part One

Readers Weigh In: Favorite Types of Science Fiction Romance Heroes Part One

When it comes to science fiction romance, who doesn't love a man in uniform? Read More »

Scide Splitters: Little Green Men—Attack! – edited by Robin Wayne Bailey & Bryan Thomas Schmidt

Scide Splitters: Little Green Men—Attack! – edited by Robin Wayne Bailey & Bryan Thomas Schmidt

Scide Splitters examines a new humorous science fiction anthology from Baen Books, featuring stories from Mike Resnick, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Jody Lynn Nye, Esther Friesner, Elizabeth Moon, Allen Steele, Robert Silverberg, James Gunn, and more. Read More »

LoneStarCon 3 Photos

LoneStarCon 3 Photos

With my schedule pressing in on me from all sides, I decided this was a good time to share some more photos from the 71st Worldcon. LoneStarCon 3 was filled with amazing fans and dazzling stars. All photos were taken by Shawn McConnell. Hope you enjo... Read More »

No. 22 – 2013 October – Elizabeth Moon, Military Science Fiction, and Female Leads

No. 22 – 2013 October – Elizabeth Moon, Military Science Fiction, and Female Leads

If you like military science fiction, raise the alarm, beat your drum to send all hands to general quarters, and light up your sensors for deep scan. Ms. Moon has several series you won’t want to miss. Read More »

Memories of the World Science Fiction Convention 2013

Memories of the World Science Fiction Convention 2013

Science fiction has a long future ahead. While this was my first Worldcon, I hope it will not be my last. Read More »

JACK VANCE: VISIONS OF A DYING EARTH

After the last few S&S works of the early 1940s, such as “Dragon Moon” by Henry Kuttner and the short-lived Unknown, Sword & Sorcery lost steam. With Robert E. Howard dead for five or more years, Heroic Fantasy became a thing of t... Read More »

No. 13 – The Number Thirteen, Black Magic, Mysticism, Swordplay and Sorcery

Number 13: a 13th Amazing Stories post. I interrupt my regularly scheduled posts, in my ongoing series of discussing writers of classic science fiction (and the inner meanings therein), to consider the number 13 (and its inner meanings therein). A fu... Read More »

Amazing News, Friday, April 12, 2013

Amazing News, Friday, April 12, 2013

The Eaton Science Fiction Conference at UC Riverside commenced yesterday;  Amazing Stories has been carrying advertising for the program for the past several months.  This years headliners are Larry Niven, David Brin and Gregory Benford – futur... Read More »