L. Sprague de Camp

Noticias Literatura 12-7

Noticias Literatura 12-7

An overview of the rules of the 2017 Domingo Santos Award for short stories and the launch of "Ambition to the Light of the Moon" by Robert E. Howard. Read More »

Scide Splitters: 1941 Retro Hugo Eligible Novelettes

Scide Splitters: 1941 Retro Hugo Eligible Novelettes

The second of a three part series in which Scide Splitters examines humorous stories eligible for the 1941 Retro Hugos Awards. Read More »

Scide Splitters: 1941 Retro Hugo Eligible Novellas

Scide Splitters: 1941 Retro Hugo Eligible Novellas

The first of a three part series in which Scide Splitters examines humorous stories eligible for the 1941 Retro Hugos Awards. Read More »

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 »

The 72nd Worldcon Voters will Forge History

The 72nd Worldcon Voters will Forge History

The Hugos are upon us. RK gives you even more (and better reasons) to join up and vote! 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 »

Want to Become a BNF? (Big Name Fan?) Here’s One Long Forgotten Fan Who Tried.

Want to Become a BNF? (Big Name Fan?) Here’s One Long Forgotten Fan Who Tried.

R. Graeme Cameron instructs us in the fine art of becoming a BNF - or nearly so. (It might be advisable to strive for Filthy Pro status instead....) Read More »

Walking the River at LoneStarCon 3

Walking the River at LoneStarCon 3

LoneStarCon 3 promises to be one of the truly landmark events in the history of science fiction. Something so magnificent owes a great debt to San Antonio Fandom Read More »

L. SPRAGUE DE CAMP 2 HYBORIAN TIMES

As mentioned in an earlier post, L. Sprague de Camp attempted to turn Sword & Sorcery down a logical, Science Fictional route (ala John W. Campbell’s Unknown) with his Pusadian stories, but in this he failed largely because of his other act... Read More »

How American Airlines Helped Me Gafiate

How American Airlines Helped Me Gafiate

Bob Walters. All artwork appearing here was originally published in Contact:SF #3 Gafiate, for those whose Fannish Lexicon isn’t handy, is Fan Speak for the act of ‘Getting Away From It All’.  Leaving Fandom.  Putting conventions an... Read More »

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