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Writer Bribes: If You Just Finish Revising This Section, You Can Have That Latte

by T.D. Walker

January 7, 2016

Greetings from behind a cup of coffee. Not just any coffee. Coconut vanilla flavored coffee with a splash of milk and a bit of foam on top. Indulgent, a bit sweet, and rather pretty in the clear glass cafe mug. It’s sitting on the slate coaster between my monitor and me as I write this. ...”Read


Review: She Walks in Shadows, Silvia Moreno-Garcia & Paula R. Stiles

by E. Young

January 6, 2016

I've been excited to talk about this anthology for a while. Here, we finally answer the question of ...

Favorite Female Characters: Rey

by Cheryl Wollner

January 5, 2016

I wasn’t paying much attention to Star Wars: The Force Awakens because, at the risk of my nerd car ...

Appreciating Helen Oyeyemi: Boy, Snow, Bird and Mr. Fox

by Jan Stinchcomb

January 4, 2016

For several months I avoided doing a post on the work of Helen Oyeyemi, one of the most obvious choi ...

IRL? It’s all real life.

by A.E. Ash

December 31, 2015

This time of year I am almost always madly busy—holidays, holiday celebrations, end of year deadli ...

Book Review: Lair of Dreams (Libba Bray)

by K C Maguire

December 30, 2015

I always love Libba Bray’s writing and Lair of Dreams, the second installment in the Diviners seri ...

BOOK REVIEW: SORCERER’S SON

by Wendy Van Camp

December 29, 2015

Book Name: Sorcerer’s Son Author: Phyllis Eisenstein First Published: 1979 Phyllis Eisenstein ...

Science Fiction Poetry: Defamiliarizing Language

by T.D. Walker

December 28, 2015

One potential problem with science fiction poetry is that often we readers come to it with the same ...

Short story reviews for December 2015

by Lisa Shininger

December 24, 2015

Every time I sat down to read stories for this month's column, I thought the theme was obvious. At t ...

The White Stuff

by Judith Field

December 22, 2015

One morning last week I looked out of my bedroom window into the dark, slumbering Mill Hill street t ...

Book Review: H20 (Virginia Bergin)

by K C Maguire

December 18, 2015

I had hoarded my copy of Virginia Bergin’s H20 on my bookcase for sometime and finally read it whe ...