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Finally, Space Opera that Actually IS Space Opera.

I spend quite a bit of time in the science fiction sub-categories on Amazon and I have watched the Space Opera sub-category turn into a bastardized playground for military science fiction.  Nearly every book in the top twenty is a variation of an aging spaceship and captain and their plucky crew saving the known worlds from

2016-12-22T15:46:18+00:00 Friday, December 23, 2016|Categories: Science Fiction|Tags: , , , |

The Not-So-Little Magazine That Could

  If you’ve read a lot of science fiction in the last few decades, then you are most likely familiar with Analog Science Fiction and Fact and Asimov’s Science Fiction magazines.  These two magazines are the grand-daddies of the science fiction publishing scene, remaining in print for decades now. Analog started life in 1930, during

2016-12-12T20:16:13+00:00 Friday, December 16, 2016|Categories: Science Fiction|Tags: , , , , |

One of My Favourite Books Ever is Heading for Movie Production.

  Dune by Frank Herbert has long been in my top five books of all time.  I read it when I was fourteen and it blew my mind.  I still read it with a sense of wonder, even now. Kevin J. Anderson, who co-writes in the Dune universe with Frank Herbert's son, Brian Herbert, recently

2016-12-01T13:23:48+00:00 Friday, December 2, 2016|Categories: Science Fiction|Tags: , , , , |