Steve jumps around a lot this week, from VCON to Steampunk Fashion Jewelry to the Philip K. Dick Bookbundle, and back again to Ed Howdershelt!
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!
Once a popular series in F&SF during the early 50s, Homer Nearing’s delightfully whimsical C. P. Ransom stories have since been almost completely forgotten.
Genre happenings in Spanish
This week, Steve visits Mars (really! Sort of…) and reviews a new book and an overlooked movie from 2014. Check it out!
A new SF anthology and more reporting on the Asimov Foundation project.
The Tattooed Duchess by Victor Gischler is the follow-up to Ink Mage. The action is just as fast, the characters are just as colorful, and the violence is just as stabby.
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of this spanish steampunk classic, it’s been translated into english & a free issue of Forbidden Planet magazine
Books, comics, podcasts, conventions…if you don’t read spanish, you’re missing a lot!
Our June posts were very popular!
After congratulating himself on his 40 years doing conventions, Steve discusses a quasi-SF-ish book about superheroes on TV in the 1950s. It’s fun!
New books, new magazine issues and a new movie!
An interview with author Eduardo Vaquerizo; report on the Tolkien and philology conference; a Fritz Lieber blog and a new release from Robert Shearman
This week, Steve looks at the popular book series The Destroyer and their Film and TV counterparts. (Caution: this series is more violent than Game of Thrones!)
An interview with Blanca Mart, a new release and progress on a new anthology
Alpha Eridiani publishes “Tierra Mestiza Chronicles” by Javier Cosnava; the Terbium conference hosts a new session.
Works from a writing workshop published in fanzine form and a good handful of new stories in traditional form
más españoles género bondad (more spanish genre goodness!)
Upcoming – Celsius 232, book signings on The Day of the Book & more
Children of Arkadia by M. Darusha Wehm is a character driven political story following man’s pilgrimage to the stars and the vital role artificial intelligence plays in humanity’s survival.
This week Steve takes us back to 1967, courtesy of Lisa Mason. Time travel is trippy!
Multiple up-coming events
A special dystopian fiction magazine issue and a micro-story contest
A job in the field!, magazines, books, radio, conventions and on the web – all the latest!
A story bundle for time travel addicts!
The Peyti Crisis: Rusch deftly manages to handle a large cast of characters without missing a beat
Dark Times mag focuses on Puerto Rico and the Domincan Republic; Celsius 232 confirms its guests.
How to pick a winner….
New short form fiction projects, film and more
and everything else happening in Spanish science fiction