Paul Cole of the Beam Me Up Podcast site podcast my flash fiction story “Even a Non-Corporeal Can Get Lonely” in the latest pod cast (Issue # 419) on his Beam Me Up site. 39 more words
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One knows that a concept or an idea has become firmly established as a trope once it becomes the butt of jokes and satire. This is what’s happened to the concept of the “shadowy government agency”. 1,319 more words
The first time I read The Left Hand of Darkness, I did not get very far.
I didn’t make it past the first thirty pages the second or third times, either. 978 more words
Today is the birthday of the father of Star Trek, Gene Roddenberry who was born in El Paso, Texas, in 1921. He was affectionately referred to as the “Great Bird of the Galaxy,” and he led a life as colourful and exciting as any high-adventure fiction. 581 more words
The best laid plans…
Well, I promised last week that I’d follow up with the winners of the Best Short Story Hugo Awards for this week’s… 398 more words