Author Archives: Cora

More on the Squeecore Debate

The so-called “squeecore” debate is still raging and I’ve linked to various entries, responses and comments as ETAs in my other post. However, I think this point deserves a separate post, for Camestros Felapton links to a discussion on Reddit … Continue reading

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Science Fiction Is Never Evenly Distributed

Camestros Felapton has an interesting post on his blog asking if there is a currently dominant mode of speculative fiction. Camestros’ post is a response to two episodes of the Rite Gud podcast, namely this one where host Raquel S. … Continue reading

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The Book of Boba Fett meets “The Tribes of Tatooine” and gets lost in interminable flashbacks again

I’m still not convinced that The Book of Boba Fett is truly worth doing episode by episode reviews, but here is my take on episode 2, “The Tribes of Tatooine”. Reviews of previous episodes (well, just one so far) may … Continue reading

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Star Trek Discovery Decides “…But To Connect”

It’s time for the next, somewhat belated installment in my series of episode by episode reviews of season 4 of Star Trek Discovery. Reviews of previous seasons and episodes may be found here. Warning: Spoilers under the cut!

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Star Trek Discovery Experiences “Stormy Weather”

It’s time for the next, somewhat belated installment in my series of episode by episode reviews of season 4 of Star Trek Discovery. Reviews of previous seasons and episodes may be found here. Warning: Spoilers under the cut!

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The Book of Boba Fett finds itself a “Stranger in a Strange Land”

Disney+ didn’t even give us a single week off, but followed up on Hawkeye with The Book of Boba Fett, a new series focussed on one of the most popular and most mysterious characters of the original Star Wars trilogy. … Continue reading

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First Monday Free Fiction: The Wolf of Rajala

Welcome to the first edition of First Monday Free Fiction for 2022. To recap, inspired by Kristine Kathryn Rusch who posts a free short story every week on her blog, I’ll post a free story on the first Monday of … Continue reading

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Star Trek Discovery meets “The Examples”

It’s time for the next, somewhat belated installment in my series of episode by episode reviews of season 4 of Star Trek Discovery. Reviews of previous seasons and episodes may be found here. Warning: Spoilers under the cut!

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A handy guide to all SFF-related posts and works of 2021

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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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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