This week, Steve reviews a book by D.G. Valdron about the cult SF series LEXX, from the late 1990s. He says both book and series are well worth a fan’s attention.
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!
Author Matthew Hughes has written a “slipstream” historical novel with fantasy elements. But much of it is true. Is it SF/F? You decide (I already think so!)
This week Steve talks about Canadian SF/F, and those books, stories, and so on, that have been nominated for an Aurora Award this year. Oh, yeah—he’s a nominee too!
Steve ceases reviewing this week to tell you of cheap and free SF/F ebooks, SF sites, semiprozines and all sorts of SF/F resources online. Check them all out!
Canada Day, Steve’s 150th post for Amazing and – attack of the killers from space!
An early experiment in on-demand magazine publishing.
This week, Steve reviews the 2015 Horror-humour film “Freaks of Nature” and finds it rather flat, then alerts the media (us!) about a new semi-pro Canadian SF/F e-magazine!
If you’d love to sell your new book to one of the big SF print publishers, Steve–with a little help from his friends–tells you how to start!
Steve collects movie memorabilia at cons. Do you?
Steve’s (NOT R. Graeme Cameron’s) report on last weeks VCON 39/Canvention 34!
The characters dress as a ‘70s designer would have thought future people might dress, when they’re not dressing in actual ‘70s style…
Steve reviews Nina Kiriki Hoffman’s book “Catalyst” and talks about a writers’ workshop.
Steve reviews a seminal classic: Destination Moon, the first Hollywood SF blockbuster that respected both science and science fiction.
How does Stiller’s The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty stack up against Danny Kaye’s original version, and with James Thurber’s original story?
Fanzines: What the heck is a ‘zine, anyhow? Well, ‘zine (usually abbreviated without the apostrophe) is short for fanzine, which should be self-explanatory. Unless I’m very much mistaken, SF fans were the first ones to publish zines as a regular thing; now all sorts of subcultures have them. In case “fanzine” is not self-explanatory, I’ll […]