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Because a friend thought it would be fun to watch a film about a screenwriter (Christian Bale) with a former screenwriter (me) and see how I would react: “Okay, no. Just no. First off, no screenwriter is this good-looking. And … Continue reading
It took a while, but I finally had enough free time to fire up the DVR and watch Syfy’s Ascension. The idea of a generation starship secretly launched during the Kennedy administration to preserve humanity on another world in case … Continue reading
The Night the Nazis Came to Dinner by Sean McLachlan The second story, “To End All Wars,” set in William Hope Hodgson’s Night Land and the longest of the four works presented here, is a five-star read. Moody, well-written, memorable, … Continue reading
Awake in the Night Land by John C. Wright This is a book that simultaneously makes you want to give up on your own writing (because you know that you’ll never, ever be this good) but also write even more … Continue reading
The single best thing about Interstellar is actually its idea that humanity is worth saving and not some evil, cancerous blight on the cosmos that must be renounced and left behind. It is the anti-Avatar, and has been badly needed. … Continue reading
Manx Prize by Laura Montgomery Montgomery takes all the strengths of The Sky Suspended—world-building, flesh-and-blood characterizations, intricate plot, great line-by-line writing, and an all-too-believable view of future bureaucracy—and puts them to work in a second novel every bit as good … Continue reading
Fat White Vampire Otaku by Andrew Fox Andrew Fox has one of the most unique, off-the-wall voices of any writer alive. And to say I’m a fan is an understatement, given he’s the author not only of Fat White … Continue reading
Video blogger Ross Palmer-Willmott reviews Let No False Angels and five other worthy indie books. My part starts around 1:45. Thank you, Ross!
The Sky Suspended by Laura Montgomery This book is unlike most others I’ve ever read. Humanity’s one and only starship returns after 30 years, but before we can spread to other worlds, ownership of the patent for the star … Continue reading