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Nancy Jane Moore’s Column in Strange Horizons

Nancy Jane Moore’s essay, “The Golden Age of Science Fiction is Twenty-Nine,” is currently available at Strange Horizons. The best science fiction tells a good story while being chock full of ideas. That, I think, is what all the different … Continue reading

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BVC Announces “Little Sisters” by Vonda N. McIntyre

Little Sisters by Vonda N. McIntyre

Little Sisters A Science Fiction Short Story by Vonda N. McIntyre Evolution. Reproduction. Power. War.

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BVC Announces A Prison Unsought by Sherwood Smith and Dave Trowbridge

A Prison Unsought - Exordium 3 by Sherwood Smith and Dave Trowbridge

A Prison Unsought Exordium Book 3 by Sherwood Smith and Dave Trowbridge Completely edited and polished, with new material added since its publication in the nineties, this is the third volume of Exordium. This swashbuckling space opera continues with Brandon … Continue reading

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Give Me That New-Fangled Future

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I saw on Facebook recently that the millennial generation doesn’t want the family treasures. They’re not interested in finding a place to put all that stuff that’s been accumulating for generations. I’m quite a bit older than the millennials, but … Continue reading

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BVC Announces Forgotten Suns by Judith Tarr

Forgotten Suns by Judith Tarr

Forgotten Suns by Judith Tarr I am no one. I pass from dark into dark. I hunt a track gone cold as stone. For five thousand Earthyears, the planet called Nevermore has been empty. Its cities are deserted, with every … Continue reading

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Advice Disguised as a Story

Conscientious Inconsistencies

I have been thinking about the current conflict within science fiction a lot this week, but the ideas I have on it refuse to jell into a readable blog post. That may be just as well, since so many people … Continue reading

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Story Excerpt Sunday: from Jaydium by Deborah J. Ross

Jaydium

Jaydium by Deborah J. Ross Some time later, she woke again. Her skin was slick and icy, her first reaction one of relief to be feeling something again, even if it was unpleasant. After a few moments, she noticed the … Continue reading

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District 9: A Very Short Review

by Brenda W. Clough  I am as I so often am, rather late to see this movie, which came out in 2009. (My son, who is embarrassed by the cultural ignorance of his parents, insisted that we take it in.) … Continue reading

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BVC Announces Of Myst and Folly by Leah Cutter

Of Myst and Folly

A post-apocalyptic fairy tale. Bombs destroyed all the major cities of the world almost two centuries ago. The bombs opened rifts. Magic and myst flowed into the world. Electronic devices no longer work. Only simple mechanical devices. Man learned to … Continue reading

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Author Interview: Alma Alexander

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She was born on the banks of the blue Danube in a country whose name is but a memory. She left that home at ten, and lived in five countries on four continents before setting up shop in cyberspace. When asked about her life, all she will say is that she was born six years before men walked on the moon, and is married to a man who wooed her in cyberspace and lured her to America. But if you want to know about Alma Alexander’s stories, ah, that’s something else entirely. Continue reading

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