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When to give up on a story

I’ve been reading a lot of science fiction short stories lately.  Many have been excellent.  But some have not been my cup of tea.  I’ve run into a fair amount of melancholic ambiance pieces where nothing much happens.   868 more words

Science Fiction

Educated Fishwives by Adam West

I decided to check again. For the last time. No point keep on hoping the consignment would make it here before the twenty-second.

It wouldn’t. No choice but to proceed before it was too late. 731 more words

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Some Stories Should Go Straight to Television, Not Stopover at a Bookshelf - A Review of The Suicide Exhibition by Justin Richards

Ever since film became a viable, profitable storytelling medium, there’s been a trend towards adapting stories told in other media. Stage plays were first, for obvious reasons, but moviemakers were soon adapting novels for the screen, in the same way that some novels had been adapted for the stage. 2,181 more words

Books

Thirteen Word Story: The Great War of Bob's Cat

As Bob’s horror grew, the cat slowly devoured the tiny alien emissary. War!

Science Fiction

The Cold, Hard Truth

Post #3 of the 30-day Mass Effect drabble challenge. Today’s prompt: MShep, The Council, “the cold, hard truth,” courtesy of the Mass Effect Random Prompt Generator… 337 more words

Writing

Mankind Limited Now Available in paperback

Will do a proper announcement soon when all the other bits and pieces are in place.

In the meantime – after reviewing my proof copy I discovered one little type – grrrrrr! 50 more words

Writing

Book Reviews: "The Neanderthal Parallax" - Hominids, Humans, and Hybrids by Robert Sawyer

I recently read Robert Sawyer’s Trilogy “The Neanderthal Parallax,” made up of Hominids, Humans, and Hybrids. I have enjoyed Sawyer’s work in the past and dove into these books with great anticipation. 1,210 more words

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