Tag Archives: SF

First Linkdump of the new year

First of all, WordPress has released a neat annual report for this blog. You can see it here. Frank Zubek, another contributor to the charity anthology Something for the Journey, in which I have a story, has been interviewed at … Continue reading

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Story trumps science, every time

The SF Signal Mind Meld asks several SF writer how important plausible science is for science fiction. The consensus is: Yes, plausible science is somewhat important, but characters, plot and storytelling are more important. This shouldn’t come as a surprise … Continue reading

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Brief Writing Update

I just finished a short story. It’s SF, about 1400 words long, the preliminary title is Children of the Stone Gods. Now I’ll let it rest for a few days, revise it and send it out. Writingwise, my productivity hasn’t … Continue reading

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Michael Moorcock Time Two

WordPress won’t let me access most of my administration page, so here’s just a quick post and two links: The Guardian has a long interview of writer Hari Kunzru with Michael Moorcock. And for more Moorcock, here is the man … Continue reading

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Two neat links

If the long statistics post below is too much for you, have two quick links: Janice Hardy has a good post about setting the tone for a story. At Damien Walter’s blog, Jim Worrad explores the Stapledon Woolf space in … Continue reading

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Hollywood Fatigue, the Perils of Love Triangles and Corridorpunk

So the Golden Globes were awarded yesterday and once again I find I really don’t care about any of the films that won. I actually do agree with many of the acting awards, because I like Colin Firth (though not … Continue reading

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A Speculative Linkdump

I’m pretty busy at the moment with a big translation job, so here’s yet another bunch of links, this time vaguely speculative fiction themed. Sheila Finch has a great post on fairytales, sexual taboos and animal shifters at the SFWA … Continue reading

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Dino De Laurentiis, SF Film and Me

Yesterday, Italian film producer (I think you could almost call him a film mogul) Dino De Laurentiis died aged 91 and depressingly I had to find out from a tiny article in my crappy local newspaper. There was no mention … Continue reading

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Links – mainly TV-related

I’m still playing around with the appearance of the site and added a few plugins. Hereby, I have found the plugins developed by fellow German Nicolas Kuttler very useful and easy to customise. What is more, I have also added … Continue reading

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