Stellar happenings; Starship launch, new release reveals and cover reveals! WSFS news and, apparently, an obsession with the Lost Space Tool Bag
Ah, conventions… and nametags—they go together like ham & swiss cheese! I’ve bookended my convention experiences in a way by showing a 38-year-old Spokon nametag and a new Spocon 2022 tag! Read the column to find out more.
Steve rounds out his MosCon Revival (MosCon “40”) report with a few photos and a very small amount of text. Isn’t a picture worth a bunch o’ words?
Forty years ago, Steve (with more than A Little Help From His Friends) created MosCon. And It Was Good. But like the Living Dead, MosCon Returned! Is it Still Good? Read and find out! (Hint: You betcha!)
This week Steve looks at a Hellacious TV series, all about the Devil in Los Angeles, then jumps back and looks at Modesty Blaise in graphic format. Take a peek!
Steve takes us “Back to the Future”… er, “Back to the Past” again with another recycled column. This week, it’s all about his writing and NaNoWriMo. If you don’t know what that is, you should probably read this.
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!”
Announcements about a steampunk and science fiction conventions, as well as an interview with Juan Manuel Sánchez Villoldo, author of Las Guerras del Código.
Steve gets all excited over a shared-universe anthology series. And tells you where to get FREE SF!
Who better to recommend a summer SF read than the authors themselves!
A conference on alien contact inspires a change in careers
What has changed in Science Fiction? The best authors in the genre answer that very question.
Writing advice from a stellar line up” David Brin, Gary K. Wolfe, Michael Moorcock, C.J. Cherryh, Ursula Le Guin, Neil Clarke and Michael Swanwick!
Somehow our first taste of fiction always seems to hold a special place in our minds and hearts even after we’ve read hundreds of new stories. Another installment of the ultimate science fiction reading list from some of our favorite authors and editors.
A few recommendations from some of the greatest minds in the industry of what you should be reading.
Laura delivers a nice roundup of the career and influences of one of our best – C. J. Cherryh
Interview with C. J. Cherryh about her writing, universes, and inspiration.
Anyway, I thought maybe some of you might be interested in the process of writing a 50,000 word novel in the span of 30 days
Hello and welcome to August! I was away for much of July on a “blogging vacation”, and I very much missed you and our ongoing genre mash-up conversation while I was gone. Now that I’m […]
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Where are all of the women writers in Science Fiction? Some are among us and we don’t even know it.