SCOTUS Defines Personhood

Supreme Court of the United States Defines Personhood Flash Fiction Satire by Vonda N. McIntyre In an expected decision today, the United States Supreme Court reaffirmed its definition of Corporations as persons, and redefined organic beings as unpersons. Unpersons include nebular avatars, bionic individuals (including biological … Continue reading


Remembering Patty

The news came this evening by phone—Patty died yesterday. This was a double shock in that I’d known her health was bad, but I didn’t realize it was that bad. You never know.

What I do know is that Patty wrote as Patty Glen. Go find her books—there are only one or two. They’re funny and sexy and a lot like Patty—bigger than life and great to have around. But Patty is no longer here, and that great big western epic she was planning will not be written. Nor will so many other stories she had in mind. You never know.

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Alternate History and Miss Tolerance

by Sherwood Smith Cross-time, time-splitting and alternate history themes have become so closely interwoven that it is impossible to discuss them fully apart from one another. “Alternate History” extrapolates “what if” sometimes from pivotal points in history, and sometimes from … Continue reading