James S.A. Corey

Space Princesses: Royalty in Science Fiction

  “For God’s sake let us sit upon the ground And tell sad stories about the death of kings.” Richard 11, Act 3, Scene 2 Shakespeare knew how to entertain a crowd and teach history at the same time. His plays are rife with kings, queens, dukes, barons and various and sundry other royal personages. His […]

The Secret of Writing Great Science Fiction

While many have guarded the secret to great science fiction, others have agreed to share this wonderful insight. I asked some of the greatest minds in the industry to whisper their secrets to us. What follows is a mixture of method and advice.

Omnivores In Space

when I read, I notice what people are eating. This is one of those little clues that can tell you a lot about how a fictional world is constructed and how its author sees it.

Leviathan Wakes Review

[two]I am always looking for new books to read and typically pick one by an author from the current con I am attending.  In the case of this book it was because I received an email from a science fiction publisher I subscribe to offering Leviathan Wakes along with Daniel Abraham’s The Dragon’s Path in […]

Popular Posts 6/1-6/8 2013

Have Literary Luddites Taken Over SFF Fandom?! Sexism and the SFWA Girl, You’re In the Army Now Crossroads: The Difficulty of Police Procedural Speculative Fiction No. 18 – C.J. Cherryh, The Faded Sun, and a World Building Ethos Characters: Clare of Claymore Deconstructing Horror: Haunted Houses The Joy of Reading Star Trek My top 10 […]

My top 10 SF and fantasy picks for the big-screen treatment

Science fiction and fantasy are taking over the realm of the Hollywood summer blockbuster, no question about it. Marvel Studios is gearing up to launch the Avengers franchise into space with the forthcoming Guardians of the Galaxy film, Neill Blomkamp’s about to wow audiences with his sophomore full-length feature, Elysium, and Christopher Nolan’s next movie is […]

An Interview with Bestselling Author Ty Franck (James S.A. Corey)

Today we are lucky enough to host the critically acclaimed science fiction author Ty Franck. Ty writes as one half of the artificial construct known as James S.A. Corey. Together with his co-author, Daniel Abraham, Ty has introduced the world to the science fiction universe known as the Expanse. Ty enjoys the fresh air of […]