Tag Archives: sword and sorcery

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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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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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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The Power of Greyskull – Some Reflections on Part 2 of Masters of the Universe: Revelation

The second half of Masters of the Universe: Revelation, Kevin Smith’s continuation of the original cartoon from the 1980s, just became available and I opted to watch that over the new Hawkeye show (which I will watch eventually) and Star … Continue reading

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A Trio of Public Service Announcements regarding the Hugos and Other Stuff

As the title says, this post is a trio of brief public service announcements. For starters, voting for the 2021 Hugo Awards closes today. So if you’re a member of DisCon III and haven’t voted yet, you still have a … Continue reading

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The Tale of Declan, Disruptor of Doors

The Tale of Declan, Disruptor of Doors A Sword and Sorcery Parody by Cora Buhlert In an age undreamt of, after the Supreme Lord of Darkness descended from his mountain to lead the Hounds of Sadness in their assault against … Continue reading

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Two Podcast Appearances about Old and New SFF

In addition to the Fancast Spotlights, I also have two podcast appearances of my own to announce. First of all, I was a guest on the Hugos There podcast, where I discussed the 2021 Hugo finalists for Best Novelette with … Continue reading

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Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month for October 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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Cora’s Adventures at the Virtual 2021 Octocon

As I mentioned on this blog some time ago, I spent the first October weekend at Octocon, the Irish National Science Fiction Convention, which was virtual this year for obvious reasons. But before I get to my adventures at Octocon, … Continue reading

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