If This Goes On (Don’t Panic) is a new podcast about hope and hopepunk SFF.Read More If This Goes On, Don’t Panic!
A starfaring engine is a natural or magical engine that drives a starfaring ship.Read More Starfaring Engines — Toy Soldier Saga
The Rambo Academy, which is an online school for science fiction and fantasy writers, is holding our annual year-end sale! All classes $5!Read More End of the Year Sale at the Rambo Academy for Wayward Writers!
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.
I hope you all have a beautiful holiday season and the happiest of New Years. May you and your family be blessed, warm, prosperous, and filled with joy. May you all survive your trips to the parents or the in-laws or wherever your family of birth or choice gathers. May you be enriched by love.❤️ […]Read More Happy Holidays Everyone!
If you’re reading for awards, here’s a couple of things you might consider putting on your list for 2019.Read More Maybe Not a Nebula (Yet,) but Consider Me (and Others) for an Aurora?
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
When young elven Star-Pilot Shaundar Sunfall lied about his age to join the Avalonian Navy, all he wanted was a chance to prove himself in battle. He’s going to get it.Read More The Queen’s Dirk
By Phoebe Low Hello friend! Today I’m going to talk paragraph structure, mostly as it applies to description, by doing something I haven’t done since college—close reading! I’ll examine V. E. Schwab’s A Darker Shade of Magic not only because it’s a gem of a book and you should read it and write a review on Conglomerate-That-Shall-Not-Be-Named, […]Read More Building Palaces Out of Paragraphs: Sentence Linkage in V. E. Schwab’s A Darker Shade of Magic
By Juenta Key To answer that question, we need to understand what flash fiction is about. It is a short story under 1000 words, generally right at or around 500 words. Flash fiction is the length of one short scene with emotional IMPACT using shocks, twists, irony, OR something deeply meaningful to end it. Anything less […]Read More What Makes a Good Flash Fiction Piece?