Category Archives: Sundry

Recommendations for Serious Downtime

A dear friend of mine recently had major surgery and is looking at a long recovery.  Which sucks, but CAN YOU IMAGINE THE TIME TO READ?!?  And watch movies and stuff, I guess.  She is fishing for recs, and lacking … Continue reading

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Submit Your 2018 Nominations

Originally posted on Planetary Awards:
Happy New Year — it’s time to nominate your favorite science fiction and fantasy writing for the 2018 Planetary Awards. We’re again doing only two categories: Shorter story (under 40,000 words/160 paperback pages) Longer story…

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2019 State of the Blog: Every Day Should Be Tuesday Edition

2018 was, if nothing else, an eventful year.  This blog continued to do well and to keep me busy, I started my second blog over at Hillbilly Highways, I continued to be very busy professionally, and, most eventful of all, … Continue reading

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Thinking About Vintage Science Fiction Month

It is almost the greatest time of the year again—Vintage Science Fiction Month!  Vintage Science Fiction Month is the brainchild of Andrea at The Little Red Reviewer.  The gist is simple: read science fiction written before you were born.  Write … Continue reading

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Russian Superhero Movie “Guardians” is a Bad Movie that is Good Fun

Remember that wild-ass trailer for a Russian superhero movie with a werebear?  The good news is that you can stream a dubbed version for free with Amazon Prime.  The bad news is that it isn’t a good movie.  The other … Continue reading

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Can’t-Wait Wednesday: A Traitor to Dreams by Alexander Hellene

Friend of the Blog Alex just published his novel A Traitor to Dreams.  I had the opportunity to beta read A Traitor to Dreams over the summer, and it is a good one.  Check it out! Can’t Wait Wednesday is … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday: Best Books I’ve Read This Year (Speculative Fiction Edition)

It’s that time of year again!  Time for an endless parade of year end lists.  This is actually a scheduled Top Ten Tuesday topic for later this month, but I wanted to go ahead and get this one up. 2018 … Continue reading

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