Is The Slang Too Old?

Be careful about the terms and slang you use in your writing, it might not be historically accurate

Joe Abercrombie’s A Little Hatred: A Book at War With Its...

What must it feel like to live in your own legend?
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REVIEW: Wisdom’s Allegiance, by M.D. Grimm

When socially awkward Dexter Fortis rescues an elf owl blown off course by a storm, he has no idea the bird is a shifter named Orion

I Had One Writing Ritual and I Gave It Up

Writing rituals - when to use them and when to give them up

Autumnal Book Guide: 15 Best Fall 2019 Reads

Check out these new reads for Fall

Redemption, Remaking, and Revolution: Natalie C. Parker’s Steel Tide

Steel Tide builds on the successes of Seafire, deepening characters and emotions, hoisting the stakes sky-high.

The True Bastards by Jonathan French book cover reveal

Fetching was once the only female rider in the Lot Lands. Now she is the leader of her own hoof

SPACE: Astronomers Find More Mysterious DimmingStars

Multiple megastructures, or is something else dimming these stars?

Networking Plus A Cover Reveal

Pets in Space 4, the fourth volume in this series, will debut the first week of October

Vox by Christina Dalcher Review

Vox is easily defined as a more modern take on The Handmaid's Tale

The Deconstruction of Falling Action: Alexandra Rowland’s A Choir of Lies

Not a tremendous amount of magic, but oh so clearly a secondary world that is aware of its parts.

Looking Glass by Christina Henry exclusive book cover reveal and excerpt

An advanced look at Looking Glass, a collection of novellas by Christina Henry

The Stars Now Unclaimed: A Space Adventure Debut

A review of the debut novel The Stars Now Unclaimed by Drew Williams’

Autonomous Review: Robots, Love, and Identity Under Capitalism

Annalee Newitz Autonomous is a fairly brutal book at points, but it's never hopeless. It explores the limits of idealism and good intentions

Burning Bridges?

In this world of social media and hacking and etc., anything you say anywhere anytime EVER can come back to bite you.

Author guest blog: On Becoming a Lioness by Kristina Pérez

A YA author discusses her journey to authorship

Outpost by W. Michael Gear Review

Space Westerns are making a come back

A Safe Place in the Galaxy: Post-Apocalyptic Refugees in The Vela...

Jim C. Hines...Janitors of the post apocalypse...what's not to love?

How Do I Decide What To Write Next?

As a freelancer, choosing what to write next can be an interesting decision

Top 5 films about how to survive a terrible wreck by...

Can we learn anything about survival from survival films?

For Bi Week – A Bisexual Primer

This week is Bisexual+ Awareness Week. Be aware!

Lore Over Love: The Resurrectionist of Caligo by Wendy Trimboli and...

The Resurrectionist of Caligo plays with genre in an intriguing and clever way. There are horror elements mixed with fantasy, colonial critique, and class commentary, all blended into a book that is a pleasure to read.

Before Mars by Emma Newman Review

Visit a Mars colony set up for both scientific research and a reality show in Emma Newman's Before Mars

Snowflake Flash Fiction for Winter

Experimenting with flash

G. L. Carriger’s The 5th Gender is a Genre-Smashing Good Time

The 5th Gender - a cozy mystery science fiction and queer romantic comedy with a healthy dose of social commentary
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The Shifter With a Prize Inside

An unusual deep sea find

Hexarchate Scribe: An Introduction to Yoon Ha Lee’s Fiction

A collection of short stories from the author of NInefox Gambit

Blogging Fun

Why do authors blog when they're already doing all of that writing?

Hangman’s Gate author RS Ford on the Grimdark myth

I think the definition of Grimdark has shifted in the last few years; I’ve always thought of Grimdark as absurdly over-the-top darkness, grim darkness so grim and dark it becomes humorous

The Infinite Noise: Interview with Lauren Shippen

An interview with the author of a story about internal superpowers - based on a Podcast series!