F&SF

REVIEWS: THE IMPOSSIBLES (retro) and 9 TALES OF RAFFALON (new!) 

REVIEWS: THE IMPOSSIBLES (retro) and 9 TALES OF RAFFALON (new!) 

This week Steve jumps back and forth in his reviews. Back to the early part of the century, forward from there to the 'sixties, and back (forward) to the present! Are you confused? Well, I think we all are at this point. Read More »

TWO FAVOURABLE REVIEWS AND A BLURB   

TWO FAVOURABLE REVIEWS AND A BLURB   

This week Steve takes on a blurb and a book review and a movie review. And he has a good time with all of it! He doesn’t think your mileage will vary much! Read More »

ACE Doubles and Cover Illustrators Part One (Redux)

ACE Doubles and Cover Illustrators Part One (Redux)

Continuing his retro-look at some older columns, Steve talks about Ace Doubles and their cover art. We're talking about The Good Old Stuff, in both writing and SF illustration. Get Some Now! Read More »

IF MAGAZINE (“Worlds of Science Fiction”) ISSUE #1 (1952) AND SOME RANDOM STUFF 

IF MAGAZINE (“Worlds of Science Fiction”) ISSUE #1 (1952) AND SOME RANDOM STUFF 

Steve takes a look back at 1952, and the first issue of "IF Worlds of Science Fiction"--plus a word of advice for newer writers from Chuck Wendig (link) and some personal news. Read More »

REVIEW: MAR./APR. 2016 F&SF; plus US STAMPS FOR SF WRITERS?

REVIEW: MAR./APR. 2016 F&SF; plus US STAMPS FOR SF WRITERS?

This week Steve reviews the new March/April issue of the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (F&SF), and talks about a postage stamp series that never came about, honouring SF writers, and the reasons behind it. Read More »

MAGAZINE REVIEW: F&SF FOR JAN/FEB 2016   

MAGAZINE REVIEW: F&SF FOR JAN/FEB 2016  

The January/February issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (F&SF) is under review by Steve, who likes it a lot, even though a couple of the stories kind of depressed him. You will probably like it too! Read More »

Scide Splitters: The Sinister Researches of C. P. Ransom by H. Nearing, Jr.

Scide Splitters: The Sinister Researches of C. P. Ransom by H. Nearing, Jr.

Once a popular series in F&SF during the early 50s, Homer Nearing’s delightfully whimsical C. P. Ransom stories have since been almost completely forgotten. Read More »

WHA…? JOHNNY CASH and SF? I FELL INTO A BURNING RING OF…

WHA…? JOHNNY CASH and SF? I FELL INTO A BURNING RING OF…

Steve gets all excited over a shared-universe anthology series. And tells you where to get FREE SF! Read More »

BOOK REVIEW: The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction Vol. 2

BOOK REVIEW: The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction Vol. 2

Does Macy's tell Gimbels? This week a review of the upcoming "Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction Vol. 2" Read More »

ROBERT A. HEINLEIN’S JUVENILES: Are they still good? (Part One)

ROBERT A. HEINLEIN’S JUVENILES: Are they still good? (Part One)

I seem to be unable to do single columns about stuff I’m passionate about. Heinlein is no exception. Robert A. Heinlein, who was characterized as the “Dean of Science Fiction,” though he was not necessarily the oldest or the best writer of SF during ... Read More »

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