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Review: Passengers

Treating its audience as adults - what a novel concept!

Film Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Find out what the author of Jar Jar Binks Must Die thought of The Force Awakens

Short Stories

Super Under-Size Me!


Editors. You can't please all of them all of the time, but maybe you can please some of them, some of the time.

Review: Stand On Zanzibar by John Brunner

Stand on Zanzibar, John Brunner's 1969 Hugo Winner for Best Novel, was one of those books I always meant to get around to reading, especially when I came across an essay that suggested it was a precursor to cyberpunk.

Neal Stephenson’ s Reamde

By the time Stephenson hit it big with Snow Crash I was already a fan.

Against the Boycott of Ender’s Game

When I returned to reading science fiction as adult I discovered a whole new generation of authors:Greg Bear, David Brin, William Gibson, Octavia E. Butler, and Orson Scott...

The New Novel

Yes, while I'm dealing with everything else in my life I've decided to start writing a new novel. It's a time travel story and,...

When You Shouldn’t Read John Scalzi

Like many readers, I became a fan of John Scalzi after reading his Old Man's War. It's a wonderful book and it led me...

Better Than Oprah

Several years ago I interviewed an author whose book had been turned into a movie. The book had been a selection of Oprah Winfrey's...

Am I A Science Fiction Writer?

Now that's an interesting question. We've just launched my first novel, Shh! It's a Secret: a novel about Aliens, Hollywood, and the Bartender's Guide, at...

The Year’s Worst Movies – 2012

My ten best (or ten favorites) is up at North Shore Movies, where my reviews regularly appear:http://northshoremovies.wordpress.com... However I also like to unload on the...