Peter F. Hamilton is one of Britain’s best-selling SF authors. Hamilton’s novels hark back to the great days of science fiction, reveling in big ideas and unafraid to tackle hard science.
Octavia Butler era una chica negra, pobre, inusualmente alta, tímida, tartamuda, disléxica y lesbiana. Desde muy joven tuvo una idea bastante clara de lo que era la discriminación en sus muchas formas y utilizó la ciencia ficción para explorar temas sociales antiguos y modernos.
The pope emeritus has written a letter to prominent Italian atheist Piergiorgio Odifreddi, rebutting Odifreddi’s critique of Benedict’s theology. And in it he displays an appreciation for science fiction.
Avance del nuevo título de “Espiral Ciencia-Ficción” “Espiral CF” anuncia que ya tiene el próximo libro en la imprenta. Estará compuesto por las novelas “Zaibatsu” de Diana P. Morales y “La edad del vuelo” de Alberto Moreno […]
[Note: The following post contains some images that are visually disturbing. It is recommended that the reader use caution.] Do you like your comics with heavy inking? With a bit of body horror? With gruesome […]
I was getting all excited last night over the idea of making my next purse. I can work with leather, and I don’t want something that looks like what everyone else has, so… But as […]
Sever, Slice, and Stab Ty Johnston trade paper $9.99 ebook $2.99 Kindle, Nook, Apple, Sony, Kobo, Smashwords The selection for this, the third week of Six Weeks of Scares, is a collection of horror tales […]
Witches and Fish is a visual feast, a graphic novel that treads strange worlds where sorceresses and fish sing siren songs…
Crisis en la colección RBA fantástica Hace unos días se anunció mediante un comunicado en su web la desaparición de la colección de literatura fantástica de RBA. Pocas horas después de publicar dicho post, se […]
a favorite website that combines love of all things geeky with affinity for the U.K.
Recent developments in the world of spanish SF/F/H
Autumn in New England serves to transport me immediately into a Halloween world – where one finds Vampires. In Anime!
What Would You Expect From Amazing Stories? Amazing News, That’s What!
a discussion on another publishing option for your backlist of short fiction
V.E. (Victoria) Schwab’s people are called EO, for ExtraOrdinary people; people with something extra. These abilities are not genetic, nor are they the result of spilled chemicals (The Flash), extraterrestrial birth (Superman) or encounters with supernatural forces (The Mask); EOs gain their powers by an unfortunate encounter with mortality.
Face it, no-one needs to buy a fiction book. It’s not like underwear, or food, or a roof over their heads. It’s entertainment.
independently publishing your stories yourself
Over four decades Pat Mills has been a major force in keeping the British comics industry alive. I caught up with him to chat about the reappearance of one of his most enduringly popular characters, the Celtic barbarian, Sláine.
Like going on a brewery tour, except at this farm, the vats are full of meat.
A discussion of women in SF and their progress or lack thereof over the course of the past half-century.
It is a profound mistake to interpret the genre of science fiction literally
I finish off the discussion I began in part 29 on some of the paths a writer might choose to take for their short fiction career, this week focusing on publishing a collection of your short fiction.
Recommended selected works by the late, great Grandmaster
s\Some writers who might have started off in science fiction soon reveal their true selves when they start publishing what they really want to write about.
I believe people of all types should be able to join in geek events and have fun whether they’re sufficiently geek credentialed or not, but I wondered how one might one go about quantitatively evaluating “geekiness”
SFF fans are some of the friendliest and smartest people I know. I don’t know how literary writers and fans interact across various platforms.
It has been thirty-six years since The Shining scared the bejesus out of most of the population and King has not disappointed this reader with his latest.
It reminds me of watching the Incredible Hulk when I was growing up. Bill Bixby was awesome, but I wanted to see a green-painted Lou Ferrigno tearing stuff up
This Amazing Stories special report interviews several science fiction artist working at Edizioni Della Vigna (Vineyard Publishing). Included are responses to questions from Alessandro Bani, Alexa Cesaroni, and Guiseppe Festino. It’s richly sprinkled with dozens of images that will simply AMAZE you.
Poe was too dry and Lovecraft was too trippy for my 10 year old soul, but Mr. Hurwood hit the spot, scratched the itch, tripped my trigger and blew my gaskets!