James S.A. Corey

Computer Generated Images and the Eye of the Beholder: Part 1

Computer Generated Images and the Eye of the Beholder: Part 1

In the dance of the ever-improving computer image, our own perceptions are a willing partner. Read More »

Space Princesses: Royalty in Science Fiction

Space Princesses: Royalty in Science Fiction

  “For God’s sake let us sit upon the ground And tell sad stories about the death of kings.” Richard 11, Act 3, Scene 2 Shakespeare knew how to entertain a crowd and teach history at the same time. His plays are rife with kings, queens, dukes, ... Read More »

Spaceships

Spaceships

We ALL love spaceships don't we? Even if they aren't real. Read More »

The Secret of Writing Great Science Fiction

The Secret of Writing Great Science Fiction

While many have guarded the secret to great science fiction, others have agreed to share this wonderful insight. I asked some of the greatest minds in the industry to whisper their secrets to us. What follows is a mixture of method and advice. Read More »

The Ultimate Science Fiction Reading List Part 2

The Ultimate Science Fiction Reading List Part 2

A collection of authors talk about some of their greatest works. Read More »

Omnivores In Space

Omnivores In Space

when I read, I notice what people are eating. This is one of those little clues that can tell you a lot about how a fictional world is constructed and how its author sees it. Read More »

Leviathan Wakes Review

Leviathan Wakes Review

I am always looking for new books to read and typically pick one by an author from the current con I am attending.  In the case of this book it was because I received an email from a science fiction publisher I subscribe to offering Leviathan Wakes a... Read More »

Popular Posts 6/1-6/8 2013

Popular Posts 6/1-6/8 2013

Image by Dan Durda, one of many images in his space art gallery. Click to view. Have Literary Luddites Taken Over SFF Fandom?! Sexism and the SFWA Girl, You’re In the Army Now Crossroads: The Difficulty of Police Procedural Speculative Fiction No. 18... Read More »

My top 10 SF and fantasy picks for the big-screen treatment

My top 10 SF and fantasy picks for the big-screen treatment

Credit: Lizard Brain / danielabraham.com Science fiction and fantasy are taking over the realm of the Hollywood summer blockbuster, no question about it. Marvel Studios is gearing up to launch the Avengers franchise into space with the forthcoming Gu... Read More »

An Interview with Bestselling Author Ty Franck (James S.A. Corey)

An Interview with Bestselling Author Ty Franck (James S.A. Corey)

Today we are lucky enough to host the critically acclaimed science fiction author Ty Franck. Ty writes as one half of the artificial construct known as James S.A. Corey. Together with his co-author, Daniel Abraham, Ty has introduced the world to the ... Read More »