Saladin Ahmed

Cyber World ed. by Jason Heller and Joshua Viola

Cyber World ed. by Jason Heller and Joshua Viola

Cyber World – Tales of Humanity’s Tomorrow from Hex Publishing is an impressive collection of short stories, combining the innermost elements of human experience and the technological possibilities of a not-so distant future. Read More »

The Audio File: Religion in Speculative Fiction

The Audio File: Religion in Speculative Fiction

Want to hear an audio version of a short speculative fiction story about religion? Sam McDonald has chosen some good ones for you to consider from a wide variety of religious perspectives. Read More »

The Audio File: Superheroes

The Audio File: Superheroes

Sam takes a tour of free audio fiction on the web. Read More »

Worldcon Report

Worldcon Report

Worldcon both met and fell short of my expectations. Read More »

Hugo Award Logo

Hugo Award by the Numbers

With the Hugo Award voting coming to a close at the end of July, I find my attention being pulled towards the historical data surrounding the Hugo. The Hugo Award started in 1953 at the 11th WorldCon in Philadelphia. Originally named the Annual Scien... Read More »

Synthetic Voices #15 – February 2013 Top Picks

Synthetic Voices #15 – February 2013 Top Picks

Woweewow, I love February’s crop of Top Picks!  There is so much goodness I can hardly contain myself!  I think all tastes will be sated this month. [powerpress] Discuss on: … Read More »

The Princess Bride: Is this a Kissing Book?

Crossroads: Is this a Kissing Book? SFF’s Relationship with Romance

Whenever I think of speculative fiction’s relationship to romance, I am always reminded of that scene in The Princess Bride where Fred Savage’s character interrupts his grandpa and – voice dripping with scorn – asks: “Is... Read More »