Science Fiction

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A new hope for science fiction on television?

Those of you who know me are probably aware of how I frequently rant about SyFy (previously known as the SciFi Channel). This once promising science fiction cable network has devolved over the last several years into a dumping ground of cheaply made monster-of-the-week movies,1  paranormal scam-of-the-week reality shows2  and wrestlemania smackdowns.3 The good news …

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Review: “The Art of the Dragon” by Sean McMullen

This article originally appeared on TomorrowSage.com One of the more challenging areas of writing today is cross-genre speculative fiction, where (as one example) elements drawn from both fantasy and science fiction come together in a single story with a contemporary setting. Not only must an author create internally consistent fantasy elements (such as a dragon), …

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Review: The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction

This article originally appeared on TomorrowSage.com The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (F&SF), currently in its 60th year of publication, is one of just a few remaining US-based magazines/digests in the genre.1 A look at the upcoming Aug/Sept 2009 issue shows that even after six decades, F&SF is still a solid publication for science …

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