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Dynamo – Unsuccessful Wooing, Decrees from Rashmon & A Silent, Bearded Man

Dynamo – Unsuccessful Wooing, Decrees from Rashmon & A Silent, Bearded Man

If there’s a recently popularized term that ... Read More »

The Science Fiction Fan’s Bucket List

The Science Fiction Fan’s Bucket List

I’ve been fortunate to be able to travel a l... Read More »

Me and My Sofa.

Me and My Sofa.

Ah yes, me and my Sofa. I feel confident calling i... 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 re... Read More »

Amazing Stories Featured in Concord Monitor’s A&E Section

On Tuesday Steve Davidson, the publisher of Amazin... Read More »

Sequential Wednesdays #2 – To Stand The Gap: The Secret Truth of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Sequential Wednesdays #2 – To Stand The Gap: The Secret Truth of S.H.I.E.L.D.

This is not how the World ends.  This oft-spoken m... Read More »

Living in a Glass House

Welcome internet traveler. I will be stockpiling n... Read More »

Characters: Per Langstaff from Typhon’s Children

Oh, Toni Anzetti, or Ann Tonsor Zeddies, whichever... Read More »

Serial Fiction for Beginners

Serial fiction is old school and the best examples... Read More »

Video: Cory Doctorow in Concord NH

Cory Doctorow made a stop at Gibson’s Bookst... Read More »

Claire Winger Harris: Breaking Amazing’s ‘Cosmic Ceiling’

Brian Aldiss identified Mary Shelley’s Frankenstei... Read More »

Amazing Stories from Mexico – Book Review: Three Messages and a Warning – edited by Eduardo Jimenez Mayo and Chris N. Brown

Amazing Stories from Mexico – Book Review: Three Messages and a Warning – edited by Eduardo Jimenez Mayo and Chris N. Brown

Three Messages and a Warning – Contemporary ... Read More »

Isaac Asimov in B & W drawing

No.8 Isaac Asimov, Psychohistory, Robot Crimes, and Positronic Brains.

2013Feb24 Isaac Asimov, Psychohistory, Robot Crime... Read More »

The Artful Collector: Collecting Strategies Part 2 “Whatever It Takes”

The Artful Collector: Collecting Strategies Part 2 “Whatever It Takes”

Rich men (I am going to fall back on the male gend... Read More »

Ten Totally Illogical Science Fiction Premises

Ten Totally Illogical Science Fiction Premises

Over on my own blog I wrote about eight science fi... Read More »

Various and Sundry Science Fiction Poetry

Welcome back! I have a bit of a hodge-podge for yo... Read More »

A DOCTOR FOR THE ENTERPRISE: New Art, New Pages

A DOCTOR FOR THE ENTERPRISE: New Art, New Pages

Troy Boyle reports that he’s been sending co... Read More »

Paranormal Romance Readership

Crossroads: Science Fiction Romance – A Niche Before Its Time?

Last week, we talked about paranormal romance and ... Read More »

The Chocolate Teapots of the 21st Century

The Chocolate Teapots of the 21st Century

Looking back at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear dis... Read More »

Cloud Atlas Shrugged – or let the Skyfall

On Monday Skyfall was released on Blu-ray and DVD ... Read More »

Characters: Ned Henry from To Say Nothing of the Dog

I’ve just finished reading To Say Nothing of the D... Read More »

Mouldy Old History

Mouldy Old History

For a number of years I wrote The Crotchety Old Fa... Read More »

Top Ten RPG Game Systems of All Time

Pull the blinds and turn off the phone, it’s time ... Read More »

No. 7 Andre Norton, Telepaths, Telempathic Animals, and The Entrepreneurial Spacer.

2013Feb17 – Time spent in front of a compute... Read More »

What Science Fiction Lacks

Good criticism and brave critics. That’s what the ... Read More »

A Broader View of Science-Fiction Poetry

Paul Cook’s essay on the badness of SF poetry make... Read More »

SF Weapons 101: An Introduction

Science Fiction from its earliest incarnations has... Read More »

The Fed Puts Stamps of Approval on Science Fiction Authorship

Sometime after John W. Campbell died in 1971, a fe... Read More »

Halo Jones Interview with Ian Gibson

Before From Hell, before Watchmen, before The Leag... Read More »

The Difference Between Thinking Like a Scientist and a Science Fiction Writer

The Difference Between Thinking Like a Scientist and a Science Fiction Writer

I was in graduate school for astronomy when I star... Read More »

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