Shakespeare

Book Review: Monstrous Little Voices

Ever wondered what the characters in Shakespeare’s fantastic plays did outside those plays? Monstrous Little Voices, a collection of five interlocking short stories, should give you some idea.

Review: Mechanical Tales

Each of these stories has a simple conflict that builds to a satisfying resolution, with just enough detail to make the reader believe…

“I Cannot Live Without Books”

The genre of science fiction followed Thomas Jefferson’s famous quote “I cannot live without books” by almost a century, but what does the rest of his message mean to today’s fandom?

The Greatest Fantasy Author of All Time

This week some in the world are celebrating the birth/death of the Bard of Avon also known as William Shakespeare. Shakespeare as you might have heard was a well-known English playwright and poet. Curiously enough his birthday matches exactly with the date of his death April 23. Born in 1564 to humble beginnings in the […]

A Defining Moment for Science Fiction

The word Science Fiction is recognizable to the average fan, but the definition can be indistinguishable from other genre and cause confusion. Perhaps from the standpoint of the fandom, this vague categorization is by design and allows readers to broaden their focus.