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R.K. Troughton

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R.K. Troughton works as an engineer, developing tomorrow’s high-tech gadgets that protect you from the forces of evil as well as assist your doctor in piecing you back together.  His passion for science fiction and fantasy has been fed through decades of consumption.  He is the author of numerous science fiction and fantasy screenplays and short stories, and his debut novel is forthcoming. His articles appear every Wednesday morning on Amazing Stories.

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Science Fiction is Real

The Golden Age of science fiction is long over, but perhaps we are living in the Golden Age of science.

REWIND: Interview with Award-Winning Author Michael Swanwick

Getting back together with Michael Swanwick, Launch Pad Workshop Alum

Hugo Award by the Numbers Part 4

Since 1966, the average length of Hugo nominated novels has more than doubled...

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 11

A new fantasy entry for the greatest fantasy novels of all time.

REWIND: Interview with SFWA Grand Master Brian W. Aldiss

Note: This interview originally appeared in Amazing Stories Magazine February 12, 2014. Author’s note: I set out, as is typical for me, supplying a list...

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 10

The character of the young Arthur, known as Wart, was so finely crafted that famous authors such as J. K. Rowling and Neil Gaiman have confessed to borrowing elements of the character for their own stories.

REWIND: Interview with SFWA Grand Master Michael Moorcock

The eternal champion returns

The Truth About Zombies

Zombies are no longer confined to the sandbox known as horror. They have found their way into science fiction and fantasy.

Searching for a Destination Convention

You missed it - but you can still read about ConQuesT 46 & Spectrum Fantastic Art Live 4

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 9

A new addition to the Greatest SF&F works of all time!

HBO Versus George R. R. Martin

Is the Honeymoon for die hard fans of The Song of Ice & Fire over?

Avengers 2 Heralds the End of an Empire

Can you take a pill for superhero movie fatigue?

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 8

An 8th tome is added to our running list of - THE GREATEST FANTASY NOVELS OF ALL TIME

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 7

The latest induction into the Greatest of All Time list

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 6

Which novel has RK vetted for this go 'round? Read on to find out!

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 5

Read on to find the latest addition to The Greatest Fantasy Novels of ALL Time

A Great Villain Can Save Your Story

Villians. Can't be a hero without 'em!

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 4

"Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast."

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 3

Find out what novel has just been added to the Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time list

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 2

What novel qualifies for the list of the Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time?

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 1

The Greatest of All Time turns its attention to fantasy.

Rewind: Interview with Science Fiction Legend Ben Bova

Ben Bova, editor of Analog & Omni, author of many fine SF works, always deserves a second look.

Rewind: Interview with WOTC Game Designer Mike Mearls

A good interview is worth repeating

Rewind: Interview with Award-Winning Author Bradley Denton

Buddy Holly is alive and well on Ganymede. Do you think Peggy Sue is with him?

The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time Part 13

he 13th inductee into our growing list of The Greatest SF Novels of All TIme!

Proof Science Fiction is Real

Forget UFOs. Science Fiction IS REAL.

Santa Claus is an Alien

Well, he did seem to get along with those Martian kids pretty well....

The Grand Masters’ Reading List

It would be tough to go wrong with this list of recommended Holiday reads by the Grand Masters of Science Fiction

Rewind: Interview with SFWA Grand Master Ursula K. Le Guin

A reprise of our interview with the champion of art and authors - Ursula K. Le Guin

Rewind: Interview with Award-Winning Author Kim Stanley Robinson

We're visiting Kim Stanley Robinson again