Jon Gustafson

OF BOOKS AND FLYING MEN…

OF BOOKS AND FLYING MEN…

This week Steve tells you where to get even MORE GREAT SF/F for next to nothing! And if you were reading this column four years ago you might have read the rest. Just sayin’. Read More »

VIEWS & REVIEWS: TV, BOOK and MOVIE (wish I had some news too!)

VIEWS & REVIEWS: TV, BOOK and MOVIE (wish I had some news too!)

This week, Steve reviews an SF anthology about Trump’s presidency (!) and gives a hearty “meh!” to Despicable Me 3. Check out his reviews! Read More »

MY FANNISH HISTORY REDUX—WORLDCONS and NAMETAGS etc.

MY FANNISH HISTORY REDUX—WORLDCONS and NAMETAGS etc.

Steve tells you where to get a free SF book and revisits/rewrites an old column dealing with Worldcons and nametags and such. Read More »

RETRO: OF MOSCON AND HEINLEIN AND VERNA

RETRO: OF MOSCON AND HEINLEIN AND VERNA

This week, Steve continues his romp into his past by talking about Robert A. Heinlein, E.E. “Doc” Smith’s daughter, Verna Smith Trestrail; and MosCon 1, back in 1979. Read More »

NEW REVIEWS: WENDIG’S “INVASIVE,” SEPT/OCT F&SF and more!           

NEW REVIEWS: WENDIG’S “INVASIVE,” SEPT/OCT F&SF and more!           

A Book Review and a Magazine Review and a TV Review and an Exhibition Notice! Whoa! Lots going on in this week's column by Steve! (And what's with all the caps?) Read More »

MOSCON MEMORIES (Misty watercolour ones…?)         

MOSCON MEMORIES (Misty watercolour ones…?)         

MosCon was a Northwest Fannish Legend (perhaps in its own mind), and Steve takes you back to those "thrilling days of yesteryear," as The Lone Ranger used to say. Read More »

FAREWELL TO ANOTHER FRIEND, FANNISH MEMORIES… and STORYBUNDLES!

FAREWELL TO ANOTHER FRIEND, FANNISH MEMORIES… and STORYBUNDLES!

Another friend gone; Steve mourns Debbie Miller; also New Venture and MosCon reminiscences. And both fiction and non-fiction StoryBundles! Go get 'em! Read More »

TWO CLASSICS: H. BEAM PIPER and KEITH LAUMER

TWO CLASSICS: H. BEAM PIPER and KEITH LAUMER

Is that a Fuzzy Bolo hanging from your rear view mirror, or are you just a fan of Piper and Laumer? Read More »

SECOND LOOKS: MARVEL’S DEADPOOL & ANT-MAN and SOME WORDS ON WRITING

SECOND LOOKS: MARVEL’S DEADPOOL & ANT-MAN and SOME WORDS ON WRITING

This week Steve takes a second look at Marvel's two most recent movies, Deadpool and Ant-Man, and finds one much better than the other... but YMMV! Also a couple of tips for writers who may be stuck. Read More »

VCON, HOWDERSHELT REVIEW AND MORE ON SELF-PUBLISHING!

VCON, HOWDERSHELT REVIEW AND MORE ON SELF-PUBLISHING!

This week, Steve hypes his local convention and talks to best-selling ebook writer Ed Howdershelt, plus there's advice on writing and selling ebooks! Read More »

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