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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: 9-3-2017

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Jemisin wins another award, fans remember Oscar Goldman and much much more from the world of fandom.

2016 su Amazing Stories: I piu’ letti

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An overview of some of 2016's most popular articles in Amazing Stories for Italian speaking readers.

Literatura fantástica juvenil: Entrevista a Carla Angelo Paredes (Hitto)

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An interview with Carla G. Angelo Paredes, the author of Spanish-language novels for young adults.

Review: Mechanical Failure by Joe Zieja

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Mechanical Failure by Joe Zieja is a farcical adventure where the absurdity of reality becomes the template for the human condition and only our hero sees the silliness of it all.

MARY-KAREN REID (2016) and BOOK REVIEWS: “FINN FANCY” BOOKS by RANDY...

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This week, Steve says a very sad goodbye to longtime fan and friend Mary-Karen Reid from Edmonton, Alberta--and reviews two books by Writers of the Future Grand Prize winner Randy Henderson.

REVIEW—CONSTANTINE: A surprisingly good movie!

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This week Steve drops back ten years to review an underapreciated movie, "Constantine," with Keanu Reeves and Rachel Weisz, telling us why he thinks the movie deserves another look.

Scide Splitters: In Space No One Can Hear You Laugh by...

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Scide Splitters reviews a story collection by one of science fiction and fantasy’s most prolific authors of short form humorous fiction.

Stop the (parallel) Worlds – I Want To Get Off!

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They're expanding everywhere: an infinite series of novels, an endless number of parallel stories, each one populated by people who seem similar to us but whose lives have changed in just one salient way

Review: Jani and the Greater Game by Eric Brown

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Eric Brown takes us on steampunk adventure through India at the time of the Raj. The year is 1925, and history has taken an alternate course.

An Interview With F&SF Author SJ Chase

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An interview with science fiction and fantasy author SJ Chase

Book Review: The Long Earth Series by Stephen Baxter and Terry...

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A couple weekends ago I experienced the rare opportunity of having nothing to do. So to celebrate I sat down and just read. Now I can share with you the fruit of that unproductive weekend by reviewing for you the entire Long Earth series by Stephen Baxter and Terry Pratchett.

Noticias literatura 20-8

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Upcoming Spanish language releases in the Fantascy series from Random House Mondadori

A Commissioning Editor Speaks: David Moore of Abaddon Books

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Britain's Abaddon Books is a seething brew of villainous steampunk, sleek spaceships, cruel sorcery, and blood-soaked horror. I tracked their commissioning editor David Moore down to...

My top 10 SF and fantasy picks for the big-screen treatment

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Science fiction and fantasy are taking over the realm of the Hollywood summer blockbuster, no question about it. Marvel Studios is gearing up to...

Girl, You’re In the Army Now

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Why do authors write equal opportunities for women into fantasy worlds with pre-modern technologies and societies? Unless they are Terry Pratchett, they're only making themselves look silly.
Guards! Guards! by Sir Terry Pratchett

Crossroads: Satire and the Fantastic

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NOTE: This week's essay is actually an adapted form of an essay from December 18, 2012 that was originally published at The King of...
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

CROSSROADS: Right Place, Time, and Tech – The Hitchhiker’s Guide

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Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy trilogy (itself spread across five books with a six written by Eoin Colfer), with its friendly,...
Make 'em Laugh from Singin' in the Rain

CROSSROADS: Make ’em Laugh – Humor and Speculative Fiction

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Hello, folks! Now that I'm back on my feet, I find that April's here. A few days ago was April 1st, also known as...

Defending Quality Over Popularity

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It is to my ever increasing frustration that I continually see true literary talent dismissed as 'too complex' or ‘deep’ in favour of the...

Fantasy as History

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Author's Note – it has been said that we should ‘write what we know’ and, in that spirit, for my first outing here at...