Hal Clement

The Grand Masters’ Reading List

The Grand Masters’ Reading List

It would be tough to go wrong with this list of recommended Holiday reads by the Grand Masters of Science Fiction Read More »

Your Reviewer, Some Modern Urban Fantasy and Some Thoughts on Publishing and Stuff

Your Reviewer, Some Modern Urban Fantasy and Some Thoughts on Publishing and Stuff

Steve talks about himself (what an ego!) a new urban fantasy, and other stuff. 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 »

Great Science Fiction Artists – John Schoenherr

Great Science Fiction Artists – John Schoenherr

When I was young I purchased most books and magazines in the science fiction field based on their covers. Nowadays that still applies, though much less so since I now know what to look for in a book or in an author–regardless of cover. In fact, ther... Read More »

Talk

Talk Somewhere around the mid-1980s, science fiction novels (less so short fiction) became filled with talk. I think this has to do with the appearance of word processing, but it also has something to do with the perceived desire of the reading publi... Read More »