Aug 8, 2008
News for science fiction fans who like video games of all sorts.
- Stargate Worlds was demo’d by GameSpy at Comic-Con International. It’s due to be released Q4 2008.
- In The Making (and Remaking) of Bionic Commando 1up reports various tidbits on the latest incarnation of the classic 1987 arcade game.
- Engage! Cryptic to obtained the license for Star Trek and has begun work on an Massive Multiplayer Online game. More details will be revealed at the…
Aug 8, 2008
When looking at science fiction in the first half of the 20th century you have to consider the pulp magazines. Many popular works of science fiction were serialized in magazines before they were published as novels.
The existence of magazines that specialized in science fiction allowed fans of the genre to connect and fandom to emerge for the…
Aug 7, 2008
One of the great things about the internet is how easy it is to get in touch with people who have similar interests to you. Obviously if you’ve found this site you’re familiar with looking for news/information on the internet. But what about disussion?
I’m not talking about forums, although they can be great fun for a casual chat too. I’m thinking more along the lines of book clubs where people…
Aug 6, 2008
Image via WikipediaHow do you encapsulate a genre in ten books? Well you can’t really. So let me admit from the outset that this list of ten books is quite arbitrary and the number has more to do with the fact that I don’t want to spend the next two weeks writing this post. But for all that, the books I’m about to list are well worth reading and fine…
Aug 5, 2008
My short story “Tooth Fairy” is available for download on the Podcastle website, read by Stephen Eley.
This story grew out of a conversation I had with my daughter when she asked me “what does the tooth fairy do with my tooth?” She caught me off guard with this question, and I said that I would have to get back to her.
This piece of flash fiction is my response…