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All Our Yesterdays - By Cristin Terrill

I love this book. This is one of those novels that book reviewers pull out all the clichés; a real page-turner, I couldn’t put it down, had me up all night. 236 more words

Book Reviews

Zone One - Colson Whitehead

A few notes about Zone One:

  • it begins with Mark Spitz in New York, as a boy…establishing NYC as a creature of sorts…
  • he is then carefully described as ‘their 
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Book Review

Literary vs. Genre Fiction

There’s an ongoing argument between writers. You may have heard of it. On one side, with have the literaryists, the ones who read about real-life and thought-provoking-ness. 327 more words

Harry Potter

Genres the Niche in Your Market

Alright, y’all, I recently got something stuck in my craw about genres, and what’s considered “literary,” and stuff. A few months ago in a discussion someone brought up literary fiction and the idea that it was a niche market unto itself since only a certain type/amount of people actually read it. 545 more words

My Superpower: Max Gladstone

My Superpower is a regular guest column on the Skiffy and Fanty blog where authors and creators tell us about one weird skill, neat trick, highly specialized cybernetic upgrade, or other superpower they have, and how it helped (or hindered!) their creative process as they built their project. 1,179 more words

Fantasy

Warm Bodies

One of the key elements of this film that struck me was the way that the zombies in it desperately want to return to being human. 152 more words

Technoculture