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Noticias Literatura 16-11

Noticias Literatura 16-11

News from and of interest to the Spanish speaking speculative fiction community. 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 »

“TERRIBLE TWOs” MOVIE REVIEWS: THE 5TH WAVE and TO HELL AND BACK, plus SOMETHING OLD….

“TERRIBLE TWOs” MOVIE REVIEWS: THE 5TH WAVE and TO HELL AND BACK, plus SOMETHING OLD….

This week Steve looks at some correspondences between 1952 fandom and 2016 fandom by way of an old magazine, and reviews two movies he found to be terrible. If you're fifteen years old you might think they're good movies; Steve assures you they're no... Read More »

LASER BOOKS: Science Fiction from Harlequin Books?!

LASER BOOKS: Science Fiction from Harlequin Books?!

Laser books was a flash-in-the-pan series of SF books put out by romance publisher Harlequin, and edited by the late Roger Elwood. Steve takes a quick look at the series, hoping to pique your interest. Steve also offers a book Giveaway! Read More »

Ciencia Ficción Finlandesa: Dos Perspectivas, dos autores.

Ciencia Ficción Finlandesa: Dos Perspectivas, dos autores.

An interview with two of FInland's best Read More »

Playing the Short Game: How to Sell Your Short Fiction (Part 28)

Playing the Short Game: How to Sell Your Short Fiction (Part 28)

Cool Stuff That Might Happen (or Not): Awards, Best of Anthologies, Movies Welcome back! This week I’ll be looking at some of the cool things that just might happen to you after you’ve published a story or—more likely—a lot of stories. And while I ha... Read More »

A Fan’s History — Fanzines, Continued….

A Fan’s History — Fanzines, Continued….

Fanzines, continued: Okay, Mr. Smartypants, what’s a “sercon” zine? Actually, I’m glad you asked that question. It’s another of those annoying (well, to an outsider) fannish neologisms and acronyms. In this case, we have “serious” and “constructive” ... 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 »

What You Will Find Here

Since January 2nd of 2013, members of the Amazing Stories blog team (you’ll find them all listed under Staff where you can learn more about them) have been writing away on their favorite subjects.  Chances are, you’ll find a few whose fav... Read More »

Personal Best

Every so often the SF news magazine Locus runs a top ten poll. The most recent poll closed at the end of November. It focused on the 20th and 21st centuries, with separate categories for SF and Fantasy novels and combined rankings for SF/Fantasy nove... Read More »