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Memorable Supporting Characters in Science Fiction Romance

In the romance world, including the science fiction subgenre, one of our favorite things to write and to read is a strong cast of supporting characters. We hope many of them will go on to have their stories told in a future book. Here are some fan favourites.

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 11

A new fantasy entry for the greatest fantasy novels of all time.

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 10

The character of the young Arthur, known as Wart, was so finely crafted that famous authors such as J. K. Rowling and Neil Gaiman have confessed to borrowing elements of the character for their own stories.

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 9

A new addition to the Greatest SF&F works of all time!

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 8

An 8th tome is added to our running list of - THE GREATEST FANTASY NOVELS OF ALL TIME

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 7

The latest induction into the Greatest of All Time list

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 6

Which novel has RK vetted for this go 'round? Read on to find out!

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 5

Read on to find the latest addition to The Greatest Fantasy Novels of ALL Time

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 4

"Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast."

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 3

Find out what novel has just been added to the Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time list

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 2

What novel qualifies for the list of the Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time?

Scide Splitters: The Great Explosion by Eric Frank Russell

Scide Splitters reviews Eric Frank Russell’s hilarious classic, The Great Explosion – possibly the funniest libertarian science fiction novel ever written.

Review: The Space Opera Renaissance edited by Kathryn Cramer & David...

An updated review of a seminal and influential anthology - The Space Opera Renaissance

The Ultimate Science Fiction Reading List Part 3

A collection of books and recent endeavors from notable authors in science fiction.

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.

The Ultimate Science Fiction Reading List Part 2

A collection of authors talk about some of their greatest works.

The Ultimate Science Fiction Reading List

Notable and award winning authors talk about what's on their science fiction reading list.

The Changing Face of Science Fiction

Some of the brightest minds in the science fiction industry talk about how they perceived this ever evolving juggernaut, how the science fiction industry had changed since they first found their way into it, and where the industry was headed. What follows is their amazing insight.

Addicted to Science Fiction

Award winning authors discuss how they discovered science fiction.

Characters: Cazaril from The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold

The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold is your typical medieval fantasy. There's magic, and knights, and people in distress and political schemes. On the surface, it doesn't seem much more than a carbon copy of everything else out there. However, Curse of Chalion does have a lot to make it stand out from the crowd. Among them, is Cazaril, the protagonist. He is not your typical, heroically minded, buffed-up warrior, handsome features hero. The interesting thing about Cazaril, is that he used to be.

Memories of the World Science Fiction Convention 2013

Science fiction has a long future ahead. While this was my first Worldcon, I hope it will not be my last.

When Science Fiction is Not Science Fiction

s\Some writers who might have started off in science fiction soon reveal their true selves when they start publishing what they really want to write about.

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

TIME MACHINE: Past Popular Posts

21st Century Pulp Artist There’s Something About Night Vale Interview with SFWA Grand Master Frederik Pohl Review: Destination: Planet Negro What if Every Superman...
Top Secret

Crossroads: I Spy, with My Little Eye…Espionage in Speculative Fiction

Hello and welcome to August! I was away for much of July on a "blogging vacation", and I very much missed you and our...

My Trip to Sofacon

Like any good con report, we begin the proceedings well in advance of the event.  Several months ago I was invited to attend the...
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Hugo Award by the Numbers

With the Hugo Award voting coming to a close at the end of July, I find my attention being pulled towards the historical data...

Interview with Award-Winning Author Lois McMaster Bujold

Today we are joined by legendary author Lois McMaster Bujold. Lois writes fantasy and science fiction that marches side by side with the greatest...
Paranormal Romance Readership

Crossroads: Science Fiction Romance – A Niche Before Its Time?

Last week, we talked about paranormal romance and the ways in which it uses longstanding cultural archetypes (vampires, werewolves, etc.) to explore power, sexuality,...