The Bicentennial Man by Isaac Asimov My rating: 5 of 5 stars Read for the 12 in 12 Challenge, and the Big Fun in a Little Package Novella Challenge. This story won the 1977 Hugo, Nebula and Locus for Best Novelette. Once again, Asimov proves his mastery of the medium of “science fiction story.” He […]
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A Case of Conscience by James Blish My rating: 5 of 5 stars Read for the 12 in 12 Challenge, the Hard Core Sci-Fi Challenge, and the SF Masterworks Challenge, as well as the Science Fiction Masterworks Book Club here on Goodreads. This book won the 1959 Hugo Award. I loved this book! I have […]
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By Nancy Jane Moore At a recent meeting of my writers’ group, we discussed fight scenes while critiquing an early draft of my novel in progress. The discussion went something like this: “Women fight differently from men,” one of the guys said in pointing out that the sword fight scenes didn’t vary much. I didn’t […]
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I hope this holiday season brings you food, friends and family (in that order; sometimes family is a mixed blessing!) However you choose to celebrate, Happy Holidays!
Enjoy this awesome playlist I found of geekish holiday songs and videos! And may you and yours find all the best in the New Year!
(And by the way, if you want some awesome space holiday cards like the ones in the blog image, you can get them here! No, I didn’t make them, just found them online and thought I would share!)
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UPDATE: Date and time has been set at 11:45 am PST on Saturday, December 2! Join the broadcast HERE. It’s happening! For the past couple of months I’ve been talking about it, and it’s finally going to be a thing! The #SpecWomenChat Podcast will be happening LIVE on my YouTube channel on Saturday, December 2 […]
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It’s my pleasure to share with you the complete playlist of the Virtual Fantasy Con’s 2017 panel discussions. I had the honour of hosting three of them: Gender Issues in Fantasy, Realism in Fantasy Warfare, and Fantasy Mashups; you’ll find those ones near the end of the list. I’d like to thank all of the amazing authors whom I had the pleasure of speaking with! If you have an interest in fantasy fiction, I think these are well worth the watch.
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“Darling, are you feeling alright?” asks a concerned loved one. “You look like you are in some sort of trance.” You smile and say, “my MC is trying to tell me something.” Worry spreads across your loved one’s face. “Your MC?” they say quietly, before glancing around the empty room. “My…