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THE COMPLETE MORGAINE cycle is now available

I normally announce NEW books in the blog part of my web site. The hope is that I can call attention to some work which you might otherwise overlook when you see it or not see at all. 120 more words


Cuckoo's Egg (1985) by C. J. Cherryh

I was familiar with C. J. Cherryh before I became familiar with THE C. J. Cherryh, thanks to the time, way back when, I googled something ubiquitous– though, I thought it was pretty unique– “female science fiction writer.” A strict fantasy reader at the time, I wasn’t interested in the harsh realities of space, but I was looking for something different because fantasy was starting to wear on me. 1,019 more words

Science Fiction

From Garbage to Brilliance


“It is perfectly okay to write garbage—as long as you edit brilliantly.”

– C. J. Cherryh

Hooked On Quotes

My Favourite Aliens in Literature - Part 1

Having started writing lists about all things writing – especially connected with speculative fiction, I can’t seem to stop… So today I’m presenting my favourite aliens that crop up in books, in no particular order. 650 more words

Science Fiction

Ignorance killed the cat; curiosity was framed!

C.J. Cherryh

Happy birthday, C.J. Cherryh! The acclaimed speculative fiction writer was actually born Carolyn Janice Cherry, but her editor felt like the last name sounded too much like a romance writer.

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Lois & Clark: A Superman Novel (1996)

This novel, written by C.J. Cherryh, was released as one of the few products created to promote the television series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman… 19 more words


Retrospeculative View 1988

Some of the Speculative Short Fiction from 1988:

Kirinyaga, by Mike Resnick (Hugo Award for best Short Story)

The Skin Trade, by George R.R. Martin (World Fantasy Award for best Novella) 1,053 more words

Retrospeculative Views