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Many times a story isn’t so much about what happens at the ending, but rather the journey taken to get there. In fact the “road trip” movies of the 70’s and 80’s are a genre unto themselves. Move this genre to science fiction and you have something that remains eminently relate-able to anyone who has […]
Veronica interviews Corie Weaver, editor of the Young Explorers’ Adventure Guide series of books, then asks some science fiction romance writers what the first science fiction books they read were.
Another Girl, Another Planet is one of those rare optimistic alternate histories that still manages to convey an interesting story.
The medium is not the message – except sometimes it is.
Steve takes a Beatle break… or does he?
What’s in those black pits they’re finding on the Moon? Could be colonists.
Steve examines Stephen King’s new–and unique!–novel, Mr. Mercedes.
Robocop 2014: better than the original? Or worse?
Adam Gaffen interviews H. David Blalock, author of the Angel Killer trilogy, a series that posits an ancient war between good and evil and evil won. Btw – you’re one of the bad guys….
I am not tasked with determining the level of Science Fictionness of How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe. Scide Splitters is far more concerned with whether or not the book makes us laugh – and it does.
It’s easy to discuss authors for their contributions are evident. You just have to read the stories. The great editors are harder to corral, for the editor’s job is one of selection, guidance, subjective acts that may be hard to understand in hindsight. (For instance, all those men and women who rejected Dune by Frank […]
2013 Feb 10 – Theodore Sturgeon, aka/Edward Hamilton Waldo, is best remembered for asking “What’s the next question?” In some portraits, you’ll see Sturgeon wearing a “Q,” with an arrow pointing forward, suspended from a thin, silver chain around his neck. He believed in questioning our assumptions. He would push further inquiry by suggesting that […]