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 […]Read More Book Review: The Bicentennial Man by Isaac Asimov
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 […]Read More Book Review: A Case of Conscience by James Blish
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 […]Read More Fighting and Gender
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 […]Read More Happy Holidays!
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 […]Read More #SpecWomenChat Podcast & Live YouTube Show!
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 […]Read More Virtual Fantasy Con 2017: Complete Panel Playlist #VFC17
I absolutely had to share this one, since I am both! Good stuff!Read More 15 Similarities Between Writers & Mediums #MondayBlogs #AmWriting
This article is part of the Science in Sci-fi, Fact in Fantasy blog series. Each week, we tackle one of the scientific or technological concepts pervasive in sci-fi (space travel, genetic engineering, artificial intelligence, etc.) with input from an expert. Read the full article at Dan Koboldt.Read More Poisons in SFF