Category Archive: Genres

Jun 20

The Future History of Sci-Fi…

  The Science Fiction, in Science Fact… Or, why should scientists get all the credit? Even from its origins in fear and wonder, the genre of Science Fiction has continually transformed in parallel to our evolving understanding of the universe.  But is it our understanding of science that informs Science Fiction?  Or is it Science …

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May 29

Experiments in Self Publishing…

Image by Lord Dane via Flickr "Go it alone?  Or have a big publisher cover your back?" (And pray they don't shoot you…) Self publishing with e-books, or Print On Demand (POD) is all the rage now.  And there are even stranger experiments in self-publishing, like this one:  The Book | Cory Doctorow – With …

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Feb 28

Banging on the Walls of the Fantastic: (But no one’s home…)

  I just finished reading a fascinating blog post on the morality (or immorality) of contemporary Fantasy literature–and its perceived decline. Heady stuff here (make sure you visit all the links to get a full picture). Apparently, this discussion/argument has gone on for a while. And unfortunately, like most religious and political debates, it seems …

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Jul 11

Coming out…of the Tardis (Part One)

The Following Face Book Post Inspired Me To Write My Very First Post… I’m re-posting the Face Book thread, so you have an idea what exactly got me writing (I hope the original authors don’t mind). This post started out as a simple Face Book comment; unfortunately–or vice-versa, if you actually liked reading this–Face Book …

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