The current issue, Sept.-Oct., of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, is reviewed by Steve—and found to be good!
For his last column of the year and the decade, Steve reviews two excellent items: a new book by Lisa Mason, and the last 2019 F&SF. Both are well worth the read!
The January/February issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (F&SF) is under review by Steve, who likes it a lot, even though a couple of the stories kind of depressed him. You will probably like it too!
No one loves space opera more than I do.
Steve reaches a milestone 100 columns, and reviews the new Writers of the Future anthology and the film Big Hero 6.
This week Steve looks at two movies and an anthology. Great anthology, one lousy film and one… what?
Steve talks about artists and their Christmas cards. (Only a day late, right?) Merry Christmas!
Steve celebrates his first year of blogging for Amazing Stories online.
The Hugo awards for Professional Artist, from 1980 through 1992, were dominated by artist Michael Whelan (Jim Burns won once during those years, in 1987). The rest of the decade, 1993 -1999, Whelan took turns with Jim Burns (1995) and Don Maitz (1993) before largely ceding the floor to Bob Eggleton in 1994 . . […]
Jane Frank takes us through the stages of mourning for book covers.
IlluxCon is the best convention dedicated to sf/f Art in the world, today
Fans, publishers, art directors, and collectors expected Worldcon art shows to display the best-of-the-best art being created in the field, and top artists looked forward to meeting their expections. NO MORE.
LoneStarCon 3 promises to be one of the truly landmark events in the history of science fiction. Something so magnificent owes a great debt to San Antonio Fandom
As I was downloading some bid sheets this week, in preparation for packing up the art to be displayed at the LoneStarCon3 Art Show, the 71st World Science Fiction Convention (San Antonio TX) I was suddenly reminded that someone needs to speak up for the Award that matters most to artists in the field: the […]
This week we offer you the first installment of a new weekly news feature. But then, that’s kind of obvious, isn’t it? CONTEST Win a Signed Copy of Douglas Smith’s new novel THE WOLF AT THE END OF THE WORLD. FEATURED Excerpt TRAVELS OF DANGER IN THE YUCATAN: A Mayan […]