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Amazon fires are destructive, but they aren’t depleting Earth’s oxygen supply

Oxygen is kind of important for life on this planet: learn about its cycle

REVIEW: NOT ANOTHER ZOMBIE BOOK: “HELL IS EMPTY…” by Mark Rounds

After a two-week absence, Steve returns with a book review. Complimentary—and scathing—Steve talks about Mark Rounds’ first book.

DOUBLE, DOUBLE, WHAT’S THE TROUBLE?

An all-new follow-up to Steve's Ace Doubles columns. He's doubled up with laughter, because he's doubling his Ace writings!

RETRO REVIEW: ANDRE NORTON (1 of several)  

A lot of old ('50s and early '60s) SF was written by women under masculine or masculine-sounding names. One of the best was Andre Norton. Join Steve in a look at this terrific action/adventure SF like they "just don't write anymore!"

BOOK REVIEW: STAR GUARD BY ANDRE NORTON and other stuff

This week Steve's all over the map. He reviews an old YA by Andre Norton, talks about cover artists (including Ed Emshwiller) and answers a comment from a reader. Oh, and he throws in a little egoboo for himself.

VCON, HOWDERSHELT REVIEW AND MORE ON SELF-PUBLISHING!

This week, Steve hypes his local convention and talks to best-selling ebook writer Ed Howdershelt, plus there's advice on writing and selling ebooks!

WRITING 101: WHERE DO I SEND THE SF/F BOOK I JUST...

If you'd love to sell your new book to one of the big SF print publishers, Steve--with a little help from his friends--tells you how to start!

TV REVIEW: Netflix’s SENSE8   (SENSATE)

Steve looks at Netflix's new SF offering by The Wachowskis and J. Michael Straczinski. The season starts slowly but begins to build quickly after episode 1.

TWO MOVIES AND A BOOK: Reviews of The Good, The Bad...

This week Steve looks at two movies and an anthology. Great anthology, one lousy film and one... what?

TV Review: The Man in the High Castle

What's it like to live in NAZI occupied America?

“I WONDER WHAT THE VINTNERS BUY…” A Christmas Card Column      

Steve talks about artists and their Christmas cards. (Only a day late, right?) Merry Christmas!

WHA…? JOHNNY CASH and SF? I FELL INTO A BURNING RING...

Steve gets all excited over a shared-universe anthology series. And tells you where to get FREE SF!

BUTTON, BUTTON—Who’s Got the button? 

Steve collects movie memorabilia at cons. Do you?

TWO REVIEWS: A Good Book, and a Good Movie!

Steve reviews a book and a movie that he enjoyed.

What’s Fair is Fair

Michael, our in-house expert on all things Hachette and Amazon, braves the slings and arrows to 'splain some things to us.

Amazon Enters the Book Subscription Business

Who is going to win the Book Subscription War (I)?

On Books Being “Special”

Hachette. Amazon. One need say nothing more to gain the attention of writer's everywhere. Sullivan's take on author manipulation.

Self-Publishing Odyssey: Part 5 The Launch

Fraught with peril and nail-biting anticipation, launching a new book is always exciting.

Balance and the Hachette Amazon Dispute

Amazing Stories' resident expert on publishing indie, traditional and seemingly every other outlet, weighs in on the Amazon-Hachette dispute.

AMAZING NEWS May 25, 2014

Amazon vs Hachette and lots and lots of newsletters and press releases!

When Publishers & Amazon Feud Writers Are the Ones Bloodied

As if we didn't have enough to deal with already...Hatchette and Amazon are locking horns.

AMAZING News 4-13-14

Amazing News: Unfairly Biased Towards Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror, Unbalanced towards the same and totally and completely unafraid of admitting it!

Self-publishing Odyssey: Part 3 The Dirty Business Of Promotion

A look at self-publishing promotional strategies.

AMAZING News 3-30-29

STOP THE PRESSES! AMAZING STORIES will begin publication of a special 88th anniversary edition of the magazine on April 1st, 2014. April 1st may be April...

Author’s Earnings: Part 3 Mid-list Print Sales

Michael dives even deeper down the rabbit hole of author's earnings.

Author’s Earnings: Part 2

Part 2 of Michael's examination of earnings in the field of authorship.

Will 2014 Be the Year of the Indie?

Data is showing indie publishers on the rise for customer satisfaction, Keith West explores where this could lead.

Review: Ink Mage by Victor Gischler

Ink Mage is not your typical fantasy adventure story. In fact, author Victor Gischler is not your typical fantasy adventure writer. But rest assured, the two have come together into an impressive display of epic storytelling.

Interview with Archer Garrett

Cedar Sanderson interviews Archer Garrett, author of The Border Marches

Bundling Ebooks With Print Versions

What is really needed is the ability to bundle ebooks with print books regardless of where the print book is purchased.