Discussion of some of their favourite science fiction romance series by authors and fans.
Images from this year’s EuroCon.
The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss brings every-thing to life through the eyes of a fan favorite King Killer Chronicles character and a knack for poetic imagery.
Is The Name of the Wind as mind blowing as everyone says it is?
Steve reaches a milestone 100 columns, and reviews the new Writers of the Future anthology and the film Big Hero 6.
The trilogy, the saga, or the series. They come in many shapes and forms, but in the end…they may NEVER end! Is it too much to ask that books have an ending?
A bit problematic, this list. My experience with wizards tells me they are a fickle lot and prone to hubris. And they have powers….Perhaps ranking them might not be such a good idea….
Noticias sobre la Hispacon 2013, la visita de Patrick Rothfuss, y el taller literario de la TerBi.
Patrick Rothfuss en España El estadounidense Patrick Rothfuss visitará por primera vez España el próximo mes de noviembre. El autor de “El nombre del viento” y “El temor de un hombre sabio,” de los que se han vendido más de 800.000 ejemplares en lengua castellana, se encontrará con sus lectores en varios actos que se celebrarán en […]
A round-up of popular posts en Francais
There are some people who have clear preferences among their reading genres. Myself, I read more science fiction than fantasy, but there are times when I definitely want the fantasy. Then there’s my dad. He’s the kind of thoughtful, rational person who has a hard time suspending his disbelief for a fantasy story. It just […]
At last the day arrived, and I broke the seal on my compression chamber, releasing an exotic blend of oxygen and nitrogen with a bold taste of helium into the atmosphere. I confess to feeling a little apprehensive at leaving my keyboard behind, but my quest for the Loc-Nar required courage. As my horseless carriage […]
While riding my keyboard and mouse across the infinite electronic pathways of the world, I discovered something quite surprising. At first when I stumbled upon it, I sloughed it off as just another coincidence. But as more and more evidence began to clog up my history folder, I realized that something strange was going on. […]
Have you ever seen the movie The Party with Peter Sellers? The first scene is priceless. Sellers plays an actor who is shot in a war scene; he subverts the script by refusing to die. His endless death struggles get so annoying that even the men on his side turn and shoot him. The […]
Among fantasy titans, Patrick Rothfuss shocked just about everyone by carving a place for himself with his book, The Name of the Wind. It centered on Kvothe, a character of a hundred different stories and the truth behind those stories. Then Rothfuss did it again with The Wise Man’s Fear, the second book to feature […]
Number 13: a 13th Amazing Stories post. I interrupt my regularly scheduled posts, in my ongoing series of discussing writers of classic science fiction (and the inner meanings therein), to consider the number 13 (and its inner meanings therein). A full quarter of the year has passed and it seems some kind of celebratory diversion […]