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TIMELY REVIEW! F&SF MARCH-APRIL 2020!

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Steve continues his F&SF reviews with the current (Mar-Apr) issue. He finds it a nice blend of SF (even some “hard SF”) and fantasy (even “hard” fantasy!).

END OF YEAR REVIEW: F&SF for NOV/DEC 2018

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For his final column of 2018, Steve dives into the Nov./Dec. issue of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, which everyone just calls “F&SF.” It tastes great and is more filling with fewer calories than competing magazines!

BOOK REVIEWS: Murder on Millionaires’ Row and 19 Gates of Hell

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This week, Steve looks at a supernatural murder mystery historical romance—if you can believe that label—and an anthology of original modern horror stories. He enjoyed both of them—will your mileage vary?

R.I.P. REVIEW: “A BOY AND HIS DOG”

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In honour of the late Harlan Ellison, Steve deconstructs—without major spoilers—the film “A Boy and His Dog.” It’s not a great film. See whether you agree!

OF BOOKS AND FLYING MEN…

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This week Steve tells you where to get even MORE GREAT SF/F for next to nothing! And if you were reading this column four years ago you might have read the rest. Just sayin’.

COLUMN 21 Redux: NaNoWriMo IS HERE! AGAIN! (Wha?)

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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.

MOVIE REVIEWS: ARQ and FINAL FANTASY XV: KINGSGLAIVE!

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Continuing with recent movie reviews, Steve looks at the Netflix Original movie ARQ, and also the 3D "mo-cap" movie Final Fantasy XV: Kingsglaive, and finds them both quite watchable. Not great, but watchable!

MOSCON MEMORIES (Misty watercolour ones…?)         

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MosCon was a Northwest Fannish Legend (perhaps in its own mind), and Steve takes you back to those "thrilling days of yesteryear," as The Lone Ranger used to say.

FAREWELL TO ANOTHER FRIEND, FANNISH MEMORIES… and STORYBUNDLES!

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Another friend gone; Steve mourns Debbie Miller; also New Venture and MosCon reminiscences. And both fiction and non-fiction StoryBundles! Go get 'em!

MAGAZINE REVIEW: F&SF FOR JAN/FEB 2016  

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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!

BOOK REVIEW (THE LAST PRATCHETT): THE SHEPHERD’S CROWN (Sob!) 

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Steve talks about the late Sir Terry Pratchett, and his last book--last DISCWORLD book, too!--which just came out. A new Pratchett is usually a joyous occasion, but this book brings mixed emotions.

OPUS 100: A GOOD BOOK and a MOVIE

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Steve reaches a milestone 100 columns, and reviews the new Writers of the Future anthology and the film Big Hero 6.

BOOK REVIEW: Lisa Goldstein’s Walking The Labyrinth & 2014 Year-end 

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Steve reviews Lisa Goldstein's "Walking the Labyrinth" and lists his posts of 2014. Happy new year!

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

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

Kick-starter Continues to be Used as a Publishing Strategy

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A review of some current crowdfunding publishing projects

BOOK REVIEW: “Catalyst” by Nina Kiriki Hoffman; And a Chat

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Steve reviews Nina Kiriki Hoffman's book "Catalyst" and talks about a writers' workshop.

Book Review : Fiction River Fantastic Detectives

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Fiction RIver has been a huge success, particularly in introducing a diversity of themes.

Road to Publication in 2014

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Cedar clues us in on a host of useful tips and guides for those who are looking to publish in 2014.

Fiction River Debuts

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Fiction River WMG Publishing Six times a year Electronic $6.99 Trade Paper $15.99 I interviewed Kristine Kathryn Rusch two weeks ago about the experience of launching Fiction River via...

Crowdfunding Fiction River: An Interview with Kristine Kathryn Rusch

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My post on crowdfunding a few weeks back generated some really great discussion and seemed to tap into something of interest to a great...
Cedar Sanderson Novel

To ISBN, or Not to ISBN?

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I’ve been on the brink of buying a ten-pack of ISBN numbers a half-dozen times the last few weeks. The reason I haven’t just...