Author: Eric Leif Davin So let us set the matter straight, once again. Recently I purchased and read The Threshold of Forever, a 2017 collection of essays and reviews by well-known fiction writer, critic, and […]
Scientifiction, Science Fiction, Sci-F, Speculative Fiction. SF. Do those two letters really mean the same thing now? Did they ever? According to the SFWA, which began as the Science Fiction Writers of America, and then […]
As SciFI Now welcomes in the new year, they figured what better time than now to pull together a list of some of the best SFF books to read this January. Source: Top SFF Books […]
Today’s links What the fediverse (does/n’t) solve: We can protect our communities from commodification, but it takes work. Hey look at this: Delights to delectate. This day in history: 2002, 2007, 2012, 2017 Colophon: Recent […]
This article on science and magic systems is part of the Science in Sci-fi, Fact in Fantasy blog series. Each week, we tackle one of the scientific or technological concepts pervasive in sci-fi (space travel, genetic engineering, artificial […]
Lifting our gaze to… the Moon? And beyond? I have some way cool space news to report below. But first a familiar rant. While I disagree with this White House white paper on USA […]
Science fictional scenarios – From recent news to GATTACA and much more! A PLUS-SIZED POSTING FOR THOSE OF YOU STUCK WITH METERS OF ARCTIC SNOW OUTSIDE YOUR FRONT DOOR… I try to vary my postings […]
Written By Ron Miller Here is the first half of some thoughts about AI art that I jotted down recently— I can see really only two broad applications of AI in the arts: fine arts/gallery […]
I’m afraid Amazing Stories failed to meet its Kickstarter goal. This means the SOL SYSTEM issue won’t be coming out as planned. Kickstarter won’t take pledge money from backers. No worries! We do still plan […]
By Adam-Troy Castro on Patreon The premise of a space-ark to a distant planet, for a privileged few to survive an earthly cataclysm, is of course at least as old as the novel WHEN WORLDS […]
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.
Wishing you all the best!
Is it possible for there to ever be too much Star Trek?
Magazines pay authors as if they are periodicals, but sell as if they are anthologies.
Author’s and readers have a shared skill
Hemil asks “Why did both authors decide to use Spanish and/or a theme oriented to Hispanic culture?”
Details of management changes at Amazing Stories
In 1939, just a handful of month’s before the first ever Worldcon, Hugo Gernsback ACCURATELLY predicted the future of the Science Fiction genre!
You will be AMAZED!
Check out reviews and SF research publications in Luna Monthly
For real nuclear apocalyptic horror, the BBC’s The War Game documentary takes the cake.
Something bizarre has come to Los Angeles – men are dying and women are disappearing. Vulnerable and unprepared, Kat ventures out into the unknown.
Hard as it seems to believe, one man portrayed—on book covers, magazine covers, and comics—many of the seminal figures in genre, like Doc Savage, The Avenger, and Conan. Michael Stradford’s brought him back to public notice with several books… check it out!
The other day I read a post (not naming names because this is not directed at that post. It was merely the catalyst) that was discussing the general length of “successful” science fiction, coming down […]
In this issue – EVERYTHING for EVERYBODY!
Looking for a Halloween movie? How ‘bout a 3-D Halloween movie? Well, skip these ones; Steve will tell you why.
In the latest issue of F&SF magazine: The reality of making First Contact; revenge, decades in the planning & execution; heartbroken sea beasts; incensed Santa’s, and photography hating cults are just some of the themes we’ll be considering.
Graeme tackles the latest anthology from Amazing Stories publishers, an “historical treasure”.
George Miller has turned away from Mad Max to a different kind of fantasy. Tilda Swinton and Idris Elba really shine in this “Arabian Nights/Scheherazade” story. I think you’ll like it.
Now, apparently, part of a series detailing the death of various industries caused by Artificial Intelligence. In this episode – Costume Design.
Weighing in on the Fan vs Pro Hugo Awards debate…but starting from the beginning, like a good story should.