Tag Archives: Galactic Journey

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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A Trio of Links: Vintage Crime Fiction, 1960s Protests and New Sword and Sorcery

The next Obi-Wan Kenobi and Star Trek reviews are coming, but first of all, here are some links to new work by me that may be found elsewhere: To begin with, issue 439 of the fanzine The Drink Tank has … Continue reading

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A Trio of Links and News

Here’s a brief link post, since I have a couple of things to announce: For starters, my latest article is now live on Galactic Journey. This one is about a forgotten tragedy from fifty-five years ago, a devastating fire at … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on the 2022 Hugo Finalists

So at last, here is my Hugo finalist reaction post. I know it took a bit, but since I’m a Hugo finalist myself this year, I took some time off to celebrate, congratulate fellow finalists and update everything that needed … Continue reading

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A Couple of Mixed Links, Mainly Promo-Stuff

This week’s Star Trek Picard review is coming and I’ll probably do Moon Knight, too, once I’ve actually watched it. But in the meantime, here are some mixed links to elsewhere on the web. Cause I’ve actually had quite a … Continue reading

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Volume 7 of The Long List Anthology: More Stories From the Hugo Award Nomination List, edited by David Steffen, is looking for funding – and a bit about Conan

To begin with, I’m over at Galactic Journey again today, talking about Conan the Warrior, the second of the Lancer reprints of Robert E. Howard’s Conan stories that revived the character and sent the already smouldering sword and sorcery revival … Continue reading

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Of Squeecore and Conan

No, Conan has not been declared “squeecore” yet, though come to think of it, Conan the Cimmerian is a person from a marginalised background who rises to a high position, he’s something of a wish fulfillment character, there is banter … Continue reading

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