Catching Up With Crime Fiction Awards 2022 AN POST IRISH BOOK AWARDS The winners of the 2022 An Post Irish Book Awards have been announced. They don’t have an SFF category, but they do have […]
OBIR: Occasional Biased and Ignorant Reviews reflecting this reader’s opinion. FUSION FRAGMENT MAGAZINE #14 – November 2022. Publisher: Fusion Fragment, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Editor: Cavan Terrill Cover Art: Carly Allen-Fletcher The Years Lie in Wait […]
Originally written by u/EquivalentInflation on Reddit and reprinted here with permission. Adaptations of beloved works are often approached very, very cautiously. From Peter Johnson to Ong, there have been a whole host of bad adaptations, […]
Fundraising Continues For Maryann Harris, Wife Of Trailblazing Author Charles De Lint [Three days remain in the Tamson House Arts Fest opportunity.] By Julie Bartel: As you might have heard, MaryAnn Harris (artist, musician, and […]
Vetted Charities supporting the Ukrainian people during the winter months. Fan friend Borys Sydkiuk checks in and will offer more when power has been restored.
Greg Bear and Martin Morse Wooster RIP
Unfair payment for authors tops this week’s roundup of our most read articles.
Announcing several story contests for Spanish language authors
Awards, writing contests, NASA, First Fandom, Dark Worlds Quarterly and Octavia Butler headline this week’s news
Jews, The Big Pond and movies cum TV series about aerial combat feature prominently in this week’s news of Fannish things.
An artist on the front lines of the AI Intrusion speaks out!
Despite major changes at other publications, the Pixel Scroll Rolls On!
Ah, conventions… and nametags—they go together like ham & swiss cheese! I’ve bookended my convention experiences in a way by showing a 38-year-old Spokon nametag and a new Spocon 2022 tag! Read the column to find out more.
Check out reviews and SF research publications in Luna Monthly
Some really creative ideas in this album of convention cosplayers!
Scott Ellis’ first published collection, exhibits a pleasing variety of the output of his intense imagination.
In sum, if you like tech-based hard-science fiction, Eric knows what he is writing about.
Fusion Fragment is an affirmation that originality and creativity is alive and well in the speculative fiction community.
…mainstream publishers save money by doing zero editing and zero promotion, small independent publishers put more effort into producing the same poor results, and the majority of writers flog themselves to death with self-promotion efforts…
The truth is what General Sherman said: “War is hell.”
H. P. Lovecraft battles the not-so-nice in Jolly olde England!
The (sadly) last issue of Lackington’s, which uphold’s the magazine’s reputation of originality and very high standards.
Almost every story and poem guaranteed to move you. No wonder, considering how much intelligence and imagination has gone into the material. Splendid issue.
This novel is about me, a member of the “Monster Kid” generation, growing up as a nerd in “normal” 1950s California
Entertaining off-the-wall innovation ranging from the grim to the light-hearted in this collection from JD DeLuzio.
(Note: Some language in this review may not be appropriate for all audiences
This issue is full of innovative, creative, and masterful concepts well worth reading
The attempt to encourage competent writing may be as futile as King Canute’s supposed attempts at water management, but the effort is applauded, encouraged and recommended nonetheless!
The latest issue, featuring an editorial on how NOT to write science fiction.
A near-claustrophobic crime detective focus brings it close and personal in this science fiction tale
Hard and crunchy, indeed! I enjoyed chewing every page of it. Highly recommended.