Edward Willett is an Aurora Award-winning SF writer from Regina, Saskatchewan. He’s got two new collections out: one of SF/F poetry, and one of SF/F stories. Steve likes them!
As the editor of previous anthologies, Eric J. Guignard has an obvious eye for amassing gripping short stories fandom will enjoy reading.
Bolivian anthology series Supernova releases the third edition, Editorial Cthulhu has published his third anthology: “HORROR QUEER, Rosarium Publisher announces 2018 plans; magazines, events and more
Science Fiction for the Throne: One Sitting Reads, edited by Tom Easton and Judith K. Dial, is a fun, entertaining book to read in small doses. It also reveals some of the limitations of short short fiction.
Giving a nod to greats like Jules Verne and Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Yes-Men of Venus is a roller-coaster ride filled with over-the-top ideas and silliness.
I confess I only had a general idea of what the term “grimdark” meant before reading the first edition of Grimdark Magazine, which enshrines its precepts in the form of short stories, author interviews and reviews. This first foray also conveniently provides definitions, in an essay by Layla Cummins and in the words of one […]
If you enjoy basic meat and potatoes science fiction, you’ll enjoy Kyle Aisteach’s Little Dystopias.
Suzanne Church’s Elements is a collection of short stories that show’s off the versatility of its author.
Gu Shi’s novella “Chimera” mixes hard science with Greek mythology in a way that makes it worthy of Chinese and international awards.
If you like space operas in small bite sized chunks, then you can’t go wrong with Galactic Empires.
A list of recent videos of interest to Spanish speaking fans of speculative fiction.
A report on the winners of the Chinese Galaxy and Chinese Nebula Awards.
Cyber World – Tales of Humanity’s Tomorrow from Hex Publishing is an impressive collection of short stories, combining the innermost elements of human experience and the technological possibilities of a not-so distant future.
Combination of short stories from the woman with perhaps the coolest name in speculative fiction and music from her partner.
Want to hear an audio version of a short speculative fiction story about religion? Sam McDonald has chosen some good ones for you to consider from a wide variety of religious perspectives.
Coming out on September 27, 2016 from World Weaver Press, the novella Murder in the Generative Kitchen by Meg Pontecorvo is a compact little story with a lot to say.
Matt Mitroch reviews the short story “Discards” by David D. Levine, part of George RR Martin’s Wild Cards shared universe.
In our version of history, Kiss From a Queen won the 2015 Baen Fantasy Adventure Award
Cosmocapsula Goes Amazing Podcast – international SF
Witness the process of a writing award judge at work
MIchael J. Sullivan is looking to help new authors with a contest!
How do you determine what length to write? Complete with official SFWA story lengths!
Don’t be a crappy, illiterate, crown-scribbling hack.
“The last man on Earth sat alone in a room. There was a knock on the door…”
I am still slogging my way through the complete works of HP Lovecraft. My Kindle tells me I am 28% done, of course that doesn’t count all of the stories I already have read, but just haven’t reached yet in the collection. Nevertheless, I decided to take a break from my book pile and review […]
Yesterday, the nominations for the 2013 Hugo Awards (which will be presented at LoneStarCon 3 later this year) were announced live at several conventions and posted to to the official Hugo Awards website (where the information below was obtained). See my commentary at the end. Best Novel (1113 nominating ballots cast) 2312, Kim Stanley Robinson […]
So you’ve got this great idea bouncing around in your head. It’s been following you around for a while now. You’ve worked out a few details, maybe sketched a basic outline, and now it’s time to actually sit down and write a story. Will it be a snappy short or an epic novel? I’ve often […]