Amazing Stories

Author: Felicity Savage

Living With the Nazis

Living With the Nazis

With its haunting portrayal of the unthinkable, Fa... Read More »

A Post-Apocalyptic Christmas

A Post-Apocalyptic Christmas

Felicity Savage recommends some SFF classics for y... Read More »

A Review of Dangerous Women, an Anthology Edited by Gardner Dozois and George R.R. Martin

A Review of Dangerous Women, an Anthology Edited by Gardner Dozois and George R.R. Martin

I was absolutely delighted when I received a revie... Read More »

Hoodwinked! A Review of the Forever Gate Compendium by Isaac Hooke

Hoodwinked! A Review of the Forever Gate Compendium by Isaac Hooke

Don't overthink this one. Don't analyze it. Just e... Read More »

What’s the Trouble With Selfies? Speculative Fiction and the Mirror Effect

What’s the Trouble With Selfies? Speculative Fiction and the Mirror Effect

Are speculative fiction's attempts at promoting di... Read More »

A Tale of Storyfail: A Review of One’s Aspect to the Sun by Sherry Ramsey

A Tale of Storyfail: A Review of One’s Aspect to the Sun by Sherry Ramsey

One's Aspect to the Sun, by Sherry D. Ramsey, isn'... Read More »

Omnivores In Space

Omnivores In Space

when I read, I notice what people are eating. This... Read More »

Battle Fever J! This Is Why I Love Japan (and You Should, Too)

Battle Fever J! This Is Why I Love Japan (and You Should, Too)

Battle Fever J was a forerunner of the Power Range... Read More »

Halloween in Japan

Halloween in Japan

In Japan, Halloween is pumpkins and ghosts, just a... Read More »

A Review of Flashback by Dan Simmons

A Review of Flashback by Dan Simmons

This book kicks posterior. It's a wild turbo-boost... Read More »

A Baaaad Case of the Warm and Fuzzies: H. Beam Piper v. John Scalzi

A Baaaad Case of the Warm and Fuzzies: H. Beam Piper v. John Scalzi

From time to time I make halfhearted efforts to li... Read More »

Classic Science Fiction: The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins

Classic Science Fiction: The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins

The pope emeritus has written a letter to prominen... Read More »

Why Doesn’t Science Fiction Care About the Threat of Nuclear Apocalypse Anymore?

Why Doesn’t Science Fiction Care About the Threat of Nuclear Apocalypse Anymore?

Nuclear weapons, of course, are another story. The... Read More »

Why Science Fiction Has a Troubled Relationship With Utopias

Why Science Fiction Has a Troubled Relationship With Utopias

Maybe it's time to donate to SETI ... and vote for... Read More »

Thin Men with Yellow Faces: NOT a Dark Tower tie-in!

Thin Men with Yellow Faces: NOT a Dark Tower tie-in!

There are two broad strains of horror fiction. One... Read More »

Carniculture in Science Fiction and Real Life

Carniculture in Science Fiction and Real Life

Like going on a brewery tour, except at this farm,... Read More »

The Language of Scandal: Why Do Speculative Fiction Writers Love Disgusting Scatological Insults?

The Language of Scandal: Why Do Speculative Fiction Writers Love Disgusting Scatological Insults?

Why has this man been labelled "a poo-flinging chi... Read More »

Is Science Fiction Fundamentally Retro?

Is Science Fiction Fundamentally Retro?

Jaron Lanier says science fiction is fundamentally... Read More »

Grouchy Bestselling Authors Hamstring E-Book Market. In Other News, Dog Bites Man.

Grouchy Bestselling Authors Hamstring E-Book Market. In Other News, Dog Bites Man.

Bestselling mystery / thriller authors Keigo Higas... Read More »

Marketing As A Metafictional Tool: Harnessing the Power of Misdirection

Marketing As A Metafictional Tool: Harnessing the Power of Misdirection

Deliberate misdirection is a writer's tool that al... Read More »

Who Killed My Little Pony?

Who Killed My Little Pony?

I used to play with My Little Ponies. I hated doll... Read More »

Love Thine Enemy: A Review of Interrupt by Jeff Carlson

Love Thine Enemy: A Review of Interrupt by Jeff Carlson

Let's get one thing out of the way up front. I am ... Read More »

Is the Hulk Catholic?

Is the Hulk Catholic?

This is a post for the writers. And for readers wh... Read More »

How Science Fiction Fans Can Save America

How Science Fiction Fans Can Save America

Will you stand for something? Or settle for anythi... Read More »

The Cost of Transformation: A Review of North American Lake Monsters by Nathan Ballingrud

The Cost of Transformation: A Review of North American Lake Monsters by Nathan Ballingrud

What do you say to a man who’s fresh out of ... Read More »

Weeaboos of the Renaissance

Weeaboos of the Renaissance

Weeaboos? Weeaboos? If you don’t know what a... Read More »

Voice Net

Voice Net

This man foresaw the NSA scandal before cell phone... Read More »

Erring On the Side Of Love: A Review of The Melancholy of Mechagirl by Catherynne M. Valente

Erring On the Side Of Love: A Review of The Melancholy of Mechagirl by Catherynne M. Valente

Catherynne M. Valente's new collection teems with ... Read More »

Oh my God! I Miss You, Iain Banks.

Oh my God! I Miss You, Iain Banks.

Oh my God! I miss you. Read More »

Dopes To Infinity

Dopes To Infinity

This man is the biggest rock star who never became... Read More »

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