Rejection Slip Scrapbook

We all deal with rejection in our own way. To some, anything that feels like the slap on the hand they got from touching something forbidden as a child can discourage them from trying again, […]

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Amazing News Monday, February 11, 2013

UPDATE: Via Facebook:  Boskone has just posted this year’s schedule and it looks to be – HOLY COW!  What a set of panels!  You can see the scheduled events on Boskone 50’s Facebook page. ~~~ […]

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The Artful Collector: To Have and to Hold

Young children collect sea shells, older children collect dolls, action figures, trading cards and comic books, and grown up children . . . well, they still collect dolls, action figures, trading cards and comic books. […]

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A Way To End Ebook Piracy?

I recently had my most-recent non-fiction book pop up on an illegal file sharing site.  Within a week, it had gotten 500 downloads. Needless to say, I was p*ssed off. The site (which I won’t […]

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Dark History: Bran Mak Morn

Robert E. Howard, more than anything, wanted to sell to Adventure Magazine. This publication of the Buttrick Co. was considered by many the best Pulp of all the hundreds of cheap magazines published between the […]

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Invasion of the Movie Snatchers

We live in a cinematic age of remakes, reboots and re-imaginings. Even new movies like The Hobbit feel like pictures that have gone before. This is hardly a new experience. Long before he became President […]

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Is Science Killing Science Fiction?

Gregory Benford shared this on facebook, asking if this notion was true: Strahan, Jonathan, “Introduction,” Edge of Infinity, Solaris, 2012. This is just a short introduction to Strahan’s latest book of short stories, but he […]

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The Rise of the Zombies

With zombie rom-com Warm Bodies opening to strong reviews and good box-office last week zombies have moved out of the horror ghetto into the PG13 friendly mainstream. This is a remarkable development, but what is […]

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The Galapagos Frontier Thesis

The formative American experience was the conquest of the western frontier. Would science fiction and fantasy exist without the frontier model? What does Japan’s parallel conquest of Hokkaido tell us about the legacy of colonial expansion?

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Xbox for the Whole Family

I’m an avid gamer- well, I used to be. Before I had kids. Not that I don’t love my kids, but they take up a lot of my time. It seems like when I’m not […]

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Amazing News

Amazing Stories is pleased to announce that another one of our Blog Team members has an upcoming book release and is sharing this book cover preview with us: RUN LIKE HELL is now available in […]

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From the IN Box

Wednseday, February 6, 2013 Ford Street Publishing out of Norstrilia sends along these notes and new releases: Creative Net Speakers’ Agency (www.fordstreetpublishing.com/cnet) has several authors visiting interstate this year. Here’s your chance to have someone […]

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Amazing News Update

We were just informed by Johne Cook that Blastr has a very interesting piece regarding the origins of the new Disney flick Tommorowland. No one is telling what the film is about, but is was […]

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