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Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month for September 2018

It’s that time of the month again, time for “Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month”. So what is “Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month”? It’s a round-up of speculative fiction by indie authors newly published this month, though some August … Continue reading

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Some Comments on the 1943 Retro Hugo Award Winners

Before the main event on Sunday, the 1943 Retro Hugos were awarded last night at WorldCon 76 in San José, California. The full list of winners may be found here. The full detailed results of the votes and nominations may … Continue reading

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The July Short Story Challenge 2018 – 31 Short Stories in 31 Days

You may have noticed that there was very little blogging in July apart from links to stuff posted elsewhere. This is because for the fourth year running, I did the July short story challenge, where the objective is to write … Continue reading

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Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month for January 2018

It’s that time of the month again, time for “Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month”. So what is “Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month”? It’s a round-up of speculative fiction by indie authors newly published this month, though some December … Continue reading

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Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month for March 2016

It’s that time of the month again, time for “Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month”. So what is “Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month”? It’s a round-up of speculative fiction by indie authors newly published this month, though some February … Continue reading

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Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month for July 2015

It’s that time of the month again, time for “Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month”. So what is “Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month”? It’s a round-up of speculative fiction by indie authors newly published this month, though some June … Continue reading

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Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month for April 2015

It’s that time of the month again, time for “Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month”. So what is “Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month”? It’s a round-up of speculative fiction by indie authors newly published this month, though some March … Continue reading

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First Gender Debate of the Year – Hurray!

It seems we’re having the first gender debate of the year, though this time around we are not talking about women writers for once, but about masculine writing. The first volley was fired by Paul S. Kemp, author of several … Continue reading

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Last Ever Koniginnendag Linkdump

I don’t know how much press the abdication of the Dutch Queen Beatrix in favour of her son Prince, now King Willem-Alexander has gotten in the English speaking world (the Guardian seemed to think Amanda Knox was more interesting, which … Continue reading

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New story available: The Hidden Castle.

As mentioned yesterday, I have a new story out – or rather two, since the e-book edition also contains a bonus story that is too short to publish on its own. With this book, I have once again returned to … Continue reading

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