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Bout of Books - How did I do?

So, I participated in Bout of Books 11, as I wrote here with only one goal:

relax and have fun

Which I did! I participated in one twitter-chat (the last one), did… 104 more words

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Spaces for Speculative Fiction in Hong Kong

Today I’m guestblogging at SF Signal to talk about Hong Kong and what makes it conducive to science fiction and magic realism. My article is now live: … 313 more words

Writing

‘My dad hates umbrellas,’ said Deeba, swinging her own. ‘When it rains he always says the same things: “I do not believe the presence of moisture in the air is sufficient reason to overturn society’s usual sensible taboo against wielding spiked clubs at eye level” ‘.

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Tre på tre 2014: SF tegelstenar

Sådär, dags att ta tag i sitt höstläsande (snart i alla fall) och i och med det så passar det att även kasta sig över årets Tre-på-tre utmaning, som kan hittas hos… 434 more words

Steampunk

Perdido Street Station Scene

The soundtrack for the scene that I’ve chosen from Perdido Street Station:

For more info on the book and author, start here.

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Tough Traveling: Saving the World!

The Thursday feature “Tough Traveling” is the brainchild of Nathan of Review Barn, who has come up with the excellent idea of making a new list each week based on the most common tropes in fantasy, as seen in The Tough Guide to Fantasyland by Diana Wynn Jones. 501 more words

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Perdido Street Station

I read my first China Miéville book a couple years ago, The City and the City. Imagine two cities with different cultures and architecture existing in the same space. 652 more words

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