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Noticias Literatura 12-7

An overview of the rules of the 2017 Domingo Santos Award for short stories and the launch of "Ambition to the Light of the Moon" by Robert E. Howard.

Scide Splitters: 1941 Retro Hugo Eligible Novelettes

The second of a three part series in which Scide Splitters examines humorous stories eligible for the 1941 Retro Hugos Awards.

Scide Splitters: 1941 Retro Hugo Eligible Novellas

The first of a three part series in which Scide Splitters examines humorous stories eligible for the 1941 Retro Hugos Awards.

The Grand Masters’ Reading List

It would be tough to go wrong with this list of recommended Holiday reads by the Grand Masters of Science Fiction

The 72nd Worldcon Voters will Forge History

The Hugos are upon us. RK gives you even more (and better reasons) to join up and vote!

ROBERT A. HEINLEIN’S JUVENILES: Are they still good? (Part One)

I seem to be unable to do single columns about stuff I’m passionate about. Heinlein is no exception. Robert A. Heinlein, who was characterized...

Want to Become a BNF? (Big Name Fan?) Here’s One Long...

R. Graeme Cameron instructs us in the fine art of becoming a BNF - or nearly so. (It might be advisable to strive for Filthy Pro status instead....)

Walking the River at LoneStarCon 3

LoneStarCon 3 promises to be one of the truly landmark events in the history of science fiction. Something so magnificent owes a great debt to San Antonio Fandom

L. SPRAGUE DE CAMP 2 HYBORIAN TIMES

As mentioned in an earlier post, L. Sprague de Camp attempted to turn Sword & Sorcery down a logical, Science Fictional route (ala John...

How American Airlines Helped Me Gafiate

Gafiate, for those whose Fannish Lexicon isn't handy, is Fan Speak for the act of 'Getting Away From It All'.  Leaving Fandom.  Putting conventions...

JACK VANCE: VISIONS OF A DYING EARTH

After the last few S&S works of the early 1940s, such as "Dragon Moon" by Henry Kuttner and the short-lived Unknown, Sword & Sorcery...

BLUE PENCILS AND BLOODY SWORDS: EDITORS OF S&S

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,...