Why, in this age of unprecedented literary freedom, is the most popular fiction subject a woman’s suffering, pain and death?Read more "Violence Against Women in Literature: the Trending Topic of the ’10s."
One of my favourite authors, Lois McMaster Bujold, was named the 36th Damon Knight Grand Master for her contributions to science fiction and fantasy. Source: Lois McMaster Bujold & the Damon Knight Grand Mistresses of SFFRead more "Lois McMaster Bujold & the Damon Knight Grand Mistresses of SFF"
The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2017 by John Joseph Adams My rating: 5 of 5 stars I picked this up for “market research,” really. What sorts of stories are considered to be “the best” for audiences over the past couple of years? This is a really excellent collection from some of the best […]Read more "Book Review: The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2017, edited by Charles Yu"
Cities of Dust, Planes of Light by Samantha L. Barrett My rating: 5 of 5 stars I am one of the authors in this book (Diane Morrison) so I’ll be approaching it from that perspective. I just want to say it was quite the honour to have been included in this lovely book with so […]Read more "Book Review: Cities of Dust, Planes of Light by Samantha L. Barrett, Sarah Daly, Jamie Lackey, Diane Morrison & Cat Rambo"
The Little Goblin Girl: Book One of the Goblin Girl Series by Illy Hymen My rating: 4 of 5 stars Imagine you’re playing World of Warcraft, except that every one of the quests has a sexual element to it. Imagine that someone decided to write this into a novel, but they set it in a […]Read more "Book Review: The Little Goblin Girl by Illy Hymen"
Mission of Honor by David Weber My rating: 4 of 5 stars Honor! I’ve missed you! Since I’m trying to read the Honorverse books in chronological order from On Basilisk Station, it’s been some time since I’ve seen much of Honor Harrington. The development of the overarching macroplot that is the focus of the current […]Read more "Book Review: Mission of Honor by David Weber @DavidWeberBooks"
I was so pleased to appear on an episode of Alan & Jeremy vs. Science Fiction with the awesome World Fantasy award-winner and multiple-award nominee Cat Rambo! Alan & Jeremy select a story, usually a classic in the field or something generating a lot of current buzz, and they invite a sci-fi author to read […]Read more "Alan & Jeremy vs. Science Fiction: CL Moore’s “Shambleau” with Cat Rambo & Diane Morrison"