“A Brave New World” by Aldous Huxley; A book review

“A Brave New World”, By Aldous Huxley I was surprised as I began to listen to this novel, of course, downloaded from Audible.com. I looked at the cover of the book and it was the 2008 recording of the 75th anniversary edition of the novel. I didn’t think they even had science fiction back then. […]

The New Issue is Live

May 1, 2012
The New Issue is Live

The new issue is up and available HERE.
Subscribers, watch your e-mail inbox for the download links.

I hope I never get THAT good. #Sarcasm

I don’t know if I woke up in a bad mood or the post I saw on twitter put me that way. Since reading it early this morning it has stuck with me like gum on the bottom of my shoe. I haven’t posted in Random Ruminations Remotely Related to wRiting in a long time, […]

Autism Awareness Day

April 2, 2012
Autism Awareness Day

Today is World Autism Awareness day. Last year we released a special issue to benefit Autism Speaks. That issue is cram packed with excellent fiction and we’d love it if you’d go get it. As someone whose son falls on the spectrum I know how important it is to make sure that folks know more […]

Galley Table 64

March 29, 2012
Galley Table 64

This Episode we talk about religion in fiction, how it can be done right and how it can be done wrong, with our special Guest Sarah Reinhard Listen to Episode 64 On the cast this week: Sarah Reinhard Doc Coleman Laura Nicole JP Losier Zach Ricks Scott Roche Jeff A. Hite Plus our weekly random […]

Book Review: Darkship Thieves by Susan Hoyt

The other day, someone pointed out a blog post written by Sarah Hoyt on the IPG / Amazon conflict, and as I started reading I immediately thought to myself: “Who IS this?” And I immediately started looking for her books. Darkship Thieves is exactly what the blurb says – Heinlein-esque pulpy goodness. The story involves […]

The Courage to do what’s Write – Sending a Story Out

I have said many times that one of my favorite things about this job is that I get to read some fantastic stories. Our slush pile at times has been bursting at the seams with with stories. Reading through them is really one of the great benefits of this job. Unfortunately, with the good comes […]

Galley Table 63

March 20, 2012
Galley Table 63

This episode we talk book to movie adaptations, the good the bad the Ugly and the ones that we don’t bother talking about. Listen to Episode 63 The top subjects were: John Carter of Mars The Lord of the Rings 2010 The Year we Return StarShip Troopers On the cast this week: Doc Coleman Laura […]

“Nineteen-Eighty-Four” or “Hunger Games:1949″ by George Orwell

“Nineteen-Eighty-Four”, or “Hunger Games: 1949″, by George Orwell In my continuing effort to become more grounded in classic science fiction I went back to the internet. I looked for the first top ten list I’d used to get ‘Flowers for Algernon but couldn’t find it right off and ended up with the top ten science […]

Galley Table 62

March 14, 2012
Galley Table 62

Galley Table 62 Listen to the Show This week we talk with Justin R. Macumber of The Dead Robots Society. We discuss his new book Haywire. The differences between hard and soft Sci/Fi and many other things. And don’t forget to play along with this week’s Random Question. On the Cast this week: Justin Macumber […]

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