Monthly Archives: December 2021

Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month for December 2021

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 and small press authors newly published this month, … Continue reading

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The 2021 Jonathan and Martha Kent Fictional Parent of the Year Award

While I have been awarding the Darth Vader Parenthood Award for Outstandingly Horrible Fictional Parents for 41 years now, the Jonathan and Martha Kent Fictional Parent of the Year Award is a new prize that I only introduced last year … Continue reading

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Indie Crime Fiction of the Month for December 2021

Welcome to the latest edition of “Indie Crime Fiction of the Month”. So what is “Indie Crime Fiction of the Month”? It’s a round-up of crime fiction by indie authors newly published this month, though some November books I missed … Continue reading

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The 2021 Darth Vader Parenthood Award for Outstandingly Horrible Fictional Parents

It’s almost the end of the year, so it’s time to announce the winner of the coveted (not) 2021 Darth Vader Parenthood Award for Outstandingly Horrible Fictional Parents. Let’s have a bit of background: I have been informally awarding the … Continue reading

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Hawkeye realises “So This Is Christmas”

Here’s my review of season 1 finale of Hawkeye, somewhat belated due to the double whammy of Worldcon and the holiday season. Review of previous episodes may be found here. Warning! Spoilers under the cut!

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Two new historical horror tales just in time for the holidays: The Witchfinder’s Apprentice and The Solstice Horror

The much delayed Hawkeye and Star Trek Discovery reviews are coming, but first of all, here is the final new release announcement for 2021. And it’s even a double new release announcement for what turned out to be a new … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on the 2021 Hugo Award Winners and the Ceremony in general

The latest Star Trek Discovery and Hawkeye reviews is coming, but for now, let’s talk about the 2021 Hugo Award winners. I’d hoped to get this post up a few days ago, but I was busy, so it’s a few … Continue reading

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Hawkeye Grapples with the Dark Legacy of “Ronin”

It’s time for my review of the latest episode of Hawkeye. Review of previous episodes may be found here. Warning! Spoilers under the cut!

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Fancast Spotlight: The Dark Crusade

It’s Worldcon weekend, so the Hawkeye and Star Trek Discovery reviews may be delayed this week. If you’re at DisCon III, either on site or virtually, here’s where you can find me. In the meantime, I have another Fancast Spotlight … Continue reading

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Cora goes virtually to DisCon III, the 2021 Worldcon

Due to the generally bad timing and the ongoing covid pandemic, I can’t attend this year’s Worldcon, DisCon III in Washington DC, in person, but I will be there virtually. If you’re a member of DisCon III, you can see … Continue reading

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