Tag Archives: Galactic Journey

A handy guide to all SFF-related posts and works of 2023

I never felt particularly comfortable with eligibility posts, but I posted such an overview for the first time in 2016, when someone added my name to the Hugo Nominations Wiki. Eventually, it paid off, because I was a Hugo finalist … Continue reading

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A Bouquet of Mixed Links and Two Estranged Brothers

There will be more new posts here eventually, but I’m still very busy with work, estate stuff and a sick mother in hospital, so there’s not a lot of blogging right now. However, I got some new toys and have … Continue reading

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Commercial Break

Before we return to our regularly scheduled Foundation reviews, I have a few things to announce. For starters, I was over at Galactic Journey yesterday, talking about the heyday of science fiction dime novels and the first stirrings of the … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on the 2023 Hugo Finalists

After taking an inordinately long time to tabulate the nominations, the Chengdu Worldcon finally announced the 2023 Hugo finalists last night – after accidentally posting a not quite correct list on their website a few days ago. Of course, there … Continue reading

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Masters-of-the-Universe-Piece Theatre Double Feature: “Precious” and “The Broken Sword”

Before we get to the story, I have two links to share. To begin with, I was at the Hugos There podcast, discussing the 2022 Hugo winner for Best Novel A Desolation Called Peace by Arkady Martine with host Seth … Continue reading

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A Link and Two Kickstarters Worth Your Attention

I know I haven’t blogged a lot in recent weeks, but I’ve been very busy with work and family stuff. However, I have a couple of posts planned, including more Fanzine/Fancast and Non-Fiction Spotlights. And since I’ve had several new … Continue reading

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Links and New Releases

I’ve got a couple of links and new releases to share. For starters, Smashwords are running their annual end-of-the-year sale. Lots of e-books at drastically reduced prices, including several of mine. Furthermore, I’ve got a new story out in issue … Continue reading

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Non-Fiction Spotlight: Rediscovery: Science Fiction by Women Volume 2 (1953 to 1957), edited by Gideon Marcus

After the Hugos is before the next Hugos, so I’m continuing my Non-Fiction Spotlight project, where I interview the authors/editors of SFF-related non-fiction books that come out in 2022 and are eligible for the 2023 Hugo Awards. For more about … Continue reading

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Cora is Elsewhere on the Web Today

The third local paper Kreiszeitung also reported about my Hugo win today. This article by Andreas Hapke focusses on the odyssey (chronicled here) that my poor Hugo trophy had to go through to reach me. And here is the article … Continue reading

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Toy Photo Story: “The Frost-Giant’s Daughter” – and some mixed links

I have another toy photo story coming up. Not a Masters-of-the-Universe-piece Theatre story this time, because it involves vinyl figurines (of which I have a huge collection going back more than forty years) rather than Masters of the Universe toys. … Continue reading

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