Steve tells you where to get a free SF book and revisits/rewrites an old column dealing with Worldcons and nametags and such.
101 Stumbles in the March of History is an entertaining volume of essays on what the world would have looked like if certain historical mistakes had not happened.
Is that a Fuzzy Bolo hanging from your rear view mirror, or are you just a fan of Piper and Laumer?
Steve gets all excited over a shared-universe anthology series. And tells you where to get FREE SF!
Steve talks about himself (what an ego!) a new urban fantasy, and other stuff.
Free fiction! No political strings attached!
Not every author achieves blockbuster status but they may very well still be worth reading. Adam Gaffen pulls some overlooked gems from his shelves in Lost In Space. This episode – an eight book fantasy series by Christopher Stasheff.
Taking a short break from science horror to talk some more about steampunk, because our superior mechanical overlords assure me it’s the next big thing. But what exactly is steampunk? Instead of wading into a potentially contentious debate about definitions, I will think outside the boiler (see what I did there) and attack the questions […]
Hello and welcome to what will be an occasional feature on my blog! So – what, exactly, do I mean by ‘unknown or under-appreciated’? To put it simply – not everyone is a Kevin J. Anderson or David Weber or Eric Flint or Robert Heinlein. Some authors – I would venture to say, MOST authors […]
Hello again, and welcome back! So – what, exactly, do I mean by ‘unknown or underappreciated’? To put it simply – not everyone is a Kevin J. Anderson or David Weber or Eric Flint or Robert Heinlein. Some authors – I would venture to say, MOST authors – produce perfectly fine books: readable, enjoyable, well-structured, […]
I’m often asked to recommend a good alternate history book, but you might as well ask me to name my favorite film. My mind rebels at the thought of picking just one. For the sake of all the current and future alternate historians I will do my best to come up with a good list. […]