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Blogs about Science fiction books

18 blogs about Science fiction books.

  1. 70s Sci-Fi Art
    Art. Sci-fi art. From the 70s. By Adam Rowe. 🇺🇸 More info

    James Gurney, “The Tartarus Incident,” 1982.
    ALTJames Gurney, “The Tartarus Incident,” 1982.via cimerians on Twitter
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  2. Charlie's Diary
    Being the blog of Charles Stross, author, and occasional guests. 🇬🇧 More info

    Announcement time!
    I am very pleased to be able to admit that the Laundry Files are shortlisted for the Hugo Award for Best Series! (Astute readers will recall that the Laundry Files were shortlisted—but did not win—in …
    By Charlie Stross, 244 words
  3. Christopher L. Bennett: Written Worlds
    An author's journal. 🇺🇸 More info

    False (car) alarm
    The other day, I found my car battery completely drained once again, something that apparently happens when you drive as infrequently as I do. I recharged it with my portable jumpstarter pack, but there was …
    By christopherlbennett, 629 words
  4. Classics of Science Fiction
    Remembering the Best Short Science Fiction. By James Wallace Harris. More info

    “Flight to Forever” by Poul Anderson
    Rereading “Flight to Forever” made me realize something about the core of my personality. There are a limited number of science fictional ideas that I resonate with that I like to regularly recall. I consider …
    By jameswharris, 1,205 words
  5. The Early Days of a Better Nation
    Ken MacLeod's comments. 🇬🇧 More info

    Chengdu Worldcon: Meet the Future
    This historic Worldcon has already been very well covered by others, e.g. Nicholas Whyte and Jeremy Szal. For lots of coverage of events, guests and so on, see the con’s Facebook page. But I’ve been …
    By Ken, 929 words
  6. Eliot Peper - Blog
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    Writing is a tool for making new ideas
    Over in Every, I wrote about how writing is more than a method for capturing ideas, it’s a way of exploring them: By externalizing your thoughts, writing puts you into conversation with yourself. It’s always …
    By eliotpeper, 125 words
  7. From Earth to the Stars
    The Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine Author & Editor Blog. 🇺🇸 More info

    The Story Behind “Barbarians”
    by Rich Larson Rich Larson’s novella, Barbarians, appears in our [May/June issue, on sale now!] In this blog post, Larson discusses how a vivid dream, as well as the animated film Treasure Planet, led to …
    By fromearthtothestars, 690 words
  8. Galactic Journey
    55 years ago: Science Fact and Fiction. By Gideon Marcus, Janice L. Newman, et al. 🇺🇸 More info

    [April 16, 1969] The Men from Ipomoea (April 1969 Galactoscope)
    by Fiona Moore I was interested in reading this month’s Ace Double because I’d never read any Rackham, but had heard some good things about his writing. Ipomoea turned out to be a mixed bag, …
    By Fiona Moore, 96 words
  9. Hugo Book Club Blog
    Discussion of Hugo Award nominees for best novel, other science fiction novels, and analysis of the awards. 🇺🇸 More info

    Call for submissions - Journey Planet "Workers' Rights In SFF" Fanzine
    If science fiction has siblings, one of them would be the labour union movement. Both are children of the industrial revolution, when technological progress was creating new types of work and new types of workers, …
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    A science fiction and fantasy books reviews blog, with regular reviews of diverse novels. By C. More info

    Karen Lord, The Blue, Beautiful World
    Karen Lord, The Blue, Beautiful World, Del Rey, 2023.Audiobook available.The Blue, Beautiful World is a fascinating science-fiction stand-alone novel about first contact. Owen is a global music star. The crowds flock to his concerts, commune …
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  11. Morphosis
    By Adam Roberts. 🇬🇧 More info

    Publication News: 2024
    I have a new novel coming out in July (amazon page here): a utopian novel mashed-up with some space-opera Lovecraftian/Dennis Wheatley horror. My teenage son, when I explained the premise, suggested I call it Space …
    By Adam Roberts, 139 words
  12. MPorcius Fiction Log
    Brief and spoilertastic notes on fiction I have read. 🇺🇸 More info

    Barry N. Malzberg & friends: "The Last One Left," "Getting Back" and "They Took it All Away"
    The last exciting episode of MPorcius Fiction Log was a roller coaster ride through three stories by Felix C. Gotschalk, all published in 1980. While looking at those 1980 magazines we spotted two uncollected Barry …
    By MPorcius, 1,491 words
  13. Science Fiction and Other Suspect Ruminations
    Reviews of Vintage Science Fiction (1945-1985). By Joachim Boaz. More info

    What pre-1985 science fiction are you reading? + Update No. XI
    A selection of read volumes from my site What pre-1985 science fiction are you reading or planning to read this month. Here’s March’s installment of this column. Before we get to books and birthdays and …
    By Joachim Boaz, 1,138 words
  14. SFSS
    Science fiction short stories. More info

    The Game of Rat and Dragon (1955) - Cordwainer Smith
    Paul Linebarger (aka Cordwainer Smith) was an interesting guy. Among other things he was heavily involved in developing psychological warfare techniques for the US military. He was also a close adviser to Chiang Kai-shek and …
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  15. Sibilant Fricative
    Reviews of books and films, mostly science fictional, by Adam Roberts. That's all. More info

    Robert Foster (author), Ted Nasmith (illustrator), “The Complete Guide to Middle-earth: The Definitive Guide to the World of J.R.R. Tolkien” (HarperCollins 2022)
    [This review originally appeared in The Times, Sept 1st 2022] Encyclopedias are almanacs to real life, or most of them are. Diderot’s great Encyclopédie (1757-71) set out to describe all the ‘sciences, arts and crafts’. …
    By Adam Roberts, 824 words
    Science fiction. Fantasy. The universe. And related subjects. 🇺🇸 More info

    Read an Excerpt From James Logan’s The Silverblood Promise
    Excerpts Epic Fantasy Read an Excerpt From James Logan’s The Silverblood Promise An epic fantasy debut set in a city of traders and thieves, monsters and murderers. By James Logan | Published on April 18, …
    By Stefan Raets, 3,630 words
  17. Voyages Extraordinaires
    Scientific Romances in a Bygone Age. More info

    Kenji Miyazawa's Night on the Galactic Railroad
    In Japan, riding a steam train through outer space is a melancholy symbol of the human journey. Like the gentle drift of the sakura petal, the whistle of a train means a transition in life. …
    By Cory Gross, 71 words
  18. The Wertzone
    SF&F In Print & On Screen. By Adam Whitehead. 🇬🇧 More info

    AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER sequel film gets voice cast and working title announcement
    Nickelodeon and Paramount have released some more information about their upcoming animated Avatar: The Last Airbender sequel film, which has a 2025 release date.The film currently has the working title Aang: The Last Airbender and …
    By Adam Whitehead, 308 words