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About Solar Flare

Who Are You?

My name is Eoghann Irving (it’s Gaelic) and I’m a lifelong science fiction and fantasy fan. I’m a compulsive reader and viewer of the genres. I take what I think is a very positive view of the subject. I prefer to look at the good rather than picking endlessly at the bad.

What Is Solar Flare

Solar Flare is a blog that covers the worlds of fantasy and science fiction and offers news, reviews and opinions. In taking on a blog format I have chosen to emphasize my opinions and tastes over an agnostic reporting style. My aim is to provide an overview of what is happening throughout the fantasy and science fiction genres rather than detailing every single event. In doing so I dip into all media from television, to movies, to books, to comics.

Why Solar Flare?

Solar Flare was originally launched as my personal website some time around 1997 (the original site and template are long since lost). At that time it was not exclusively a Sci-Fi site, but simply covered all my interests.

When the site moved to the domain in 1999 I decided to focus my attention on science fiction and fantasy exclusively. If you are curious what the site used to look like, check out the records.

Ove the years Solar Flare has taken on many different forms. I moved to the blog format in late 2003 and have stuck to that since then (though with several theme changes).

What Next?

I hope to take Solar Flare to greater heights. In addition to resuming my own blogging recently I am actively seeking additional contributors so that Solar Flare can better cover the whole range of science fiction.

How Can I Help?

Contribute! Leave comments. Send me news! Submit and article!

“Solar Flare is an essential read on my feed list, interesting commentary and a great source of SF news.”

James at Big Dumb Object

Eoghann Irving is amongst other things the creator and Editor of Solar Flare. He has a life long interest in all forms of science fiction and fantasy and a pressing need to share this interest with anyone who will listen. Find out more at his personal website

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