It’s the end of another year. Where do we want to be by this time next year? Have we learned anything? Have we become better people? Steve tries to make some serious points about being a fan.
Steve reviews the March-April F&SF and then the newish movie “Freaky.” Should you watch it? Maybe, if you’re younger than, say, 30. Otherwise… meh.
This week Steve reviews the November-December issue of F&SF. It’s also the second-to-last issue that will be edited by C.C. Finlay, who wants to return to writing. It’s a fine issue to end the year on!
Steve reviews the May-June issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction and finds that it holds treasures for the readers of both science fiction and fantasy!
Get your library card out, because you’re going to want to check out the anthology EX LIBRIS: Stories of Librarians, Libraries & Lore.
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’.
Scide Splitters examines a new humorous science fiction anthology from Baen Books, featuring stories from Mike Resnick, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Jody Lynn Nye, Esther Friesner, Elizabeth Moon, Allen Steele, Robert Silverberg, James Gunn, and more.
If you like space operas in small bite sized chunks, then you can’t go wrong with Galactic Empires.
Another friend gone; Steve mourns Debbie Miller; also New Venture and MosCon reminiscences. And both fiction and non-fiction StoryBundles! Go get ’em!
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!
This week Steve reviews the latest issue of long-running (but not as long as Amazing Stories!) magazine, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (F&SF). Some good reading here!
A Sidewise Award Judge reviews a previous winner.
The latest Retrieval Artist novel – Starbase Human – will throw you some curves.
This week Steve takes us back to 1967, courtesy of Lisa Mason. Time travel is trippy!
The Peyti Crisis: Rusch deftly manages to handle a large cast of characters without missing a beat
Rusch pulls off another taught thriller with A Murder of Clones.
Science Fiction meets the Private Eye in KK Rusch’s Anniversary Day saga.
Steve gets all excited over a shared-universe anthology series. And tells you where to get FREE SF!
A review of some current crowdfunding publishing projects
Steve reviews Nina Kiriki Hoffman’s book “Catalyst” and talks about a writers’ workshop.
Fiction RIver has been a huge success, particularly in introducing a diversity of themes.
You may be wondering what inspired my ongoing series “Where are they Today?” – postings which shed light on the doings of artists whose works, only a short generation or so ago, were prime targets for collectors. Well, last year I stumbled upon a blog by the well-known mystery, romance, science fiction, and fantasy […]
In Star Trek: TOS, the episode Mirror, Mirror introduced us to an alternate universe featuring an Earth dominated empire. Star Trek ‘the Franchise’ has managed to pull that same feat off in the real world.
Review of This Is My Funniest, a short story anthology edited by Mike Resnick.
Cedar clues us in on a host of useful tips and guides for those who are looking to publish in 2014.
Review of Raygun Chronicles, an anthology edited by Bryan Thomas Schmidt.
writers with drive will succeed because the writers with drive will keep writing
In this anthology, there are no boring writers.
Of course, one of the great things about magazines, as with anthologies, is exactly the unexpected, the little surprises, the unknowns whose work thrills you
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 Kickstarter. Fiction River is a new anthology series billed as an “anthology magazine” by the publisher, WMG Publishing. The current publishing schedule is every other month, […]