This week, Steve reviews a book by D.G. Valdron about the cult SF series LEXX, from the late 1990s. He says both book and series are well worth a fan’s attention.
John Varley crowdfunding campaign for award winning SF Author
Proposed panels and presentations for the Nebula Awards conference
SFWA calls for panel proposals for its upcoming Nebula conference
Diversity can and should also include different story forms and themes drawn from diverse traditions
the aesthetic of the city is a science-fictional aesthetic, for good or ill. The architecture of the city is a way that creators who write science fiction encode futurism – signaling technological development and its accompanying social changes.
On writing sanctuaries
The old adage, ‘if you build it, they will come,’ is not true for the writer.
There are quite a few exciting SciFi Romance series out there; here’s an introductory sampler
The CASE Act (Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019) has become law
Steve does his usual roundup of all of 2020’s columns (well, just the ones he wrote). And he does a bit of self-promotion. See the featured image!
The far future is easy.
a good sex scene is usually sexy, and one of the best ways to be sexy is to go deep into what’s going through characters’ heads
Video recordings of the No Police = Know Future anthology book launch are now live on the Amazing Stories TV Channel.
traditional publishing spaces, with their broad and interconnected reach, still offer the best chance to speak to and be seen by the most people
A review of genre small press work in France from 2020
What you read influences what you write. Here are some horror picks that have influenced some horror authors
A message from SFWA’s President, Mary Robinette Kowal: Last year, a member came to SFWA’s Grievance Committee with a problem, which on the surface sounds simple and resolvable. He had written novels and was not being paid the royalties that were specified in his contract. The Grievance Committee is designed to resolve contract disputes like […]
Hemil introduces the horror traditions established by Mary Shelley, Anne Radcliffe and their literary descendants – Raquel Castro, Tanya Tynjälä and Solange Rodríguez Pappe
Historical accuracy is important in science fiction and fantasy because it can change the default as it is known
Nalo Hopkinson is SFWA’s newest Grand Master
A review of a new release by a controversial author.
Cat Rambo addresses the perils inherent in making near-future SFnal “predictions”.
Fandom and Food in book form. That’s like, a good match for the holidays!
I asked my fellow authors to share a little about what inspired their story for this year’s anthology, as well as giving us a peek at their To Be Read List and what they’ll be up to next
Meet the authors of the Alien Warrior Academy series
Interview with the authors of the Intergalactic Dating Agency
A review of the stories, poems and interview in the latest issue of Pulp Literature magazine
The rabbit analogy works because there are a zillion plot bunnies, an author can really “go down a rabbit hole”
New issue out soon