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Voices Prophesying War

Hoping that I’d learn something about the place of the future war story in the context of the First World War, I took I. F. Clarke’s book off the shelf. 468 more words

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Fantasy Round 34: Fortress in the Eye of Time

Having been visiting used book stores lately, I’ve re-read one of my old favorites: Fortress in the Eye of Time, the first book in the… 642 more words

Clement's Game

Inspirational Art

Fun fact: Reclamation was originally inspired by a piece of art I chanced upon during a Google images trawl: Chanur’s Homecoming, by Michael Whelan. Modern science fiction books tend to eschew traditional oil paintings in favour of digital art, something which I’ve always lamented. 12 more words

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Breaking Down Barriers- Women Authors Using Pen Names

I recently stumbled across this article from Mashable regarding the pen names of women authors who’ve had to change their names in order to get published. 349 more words



It is perfectly okay to write garbage—as long as you edit brilliantly.
– C. J. Cherryh


C.J. Cherryh

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

– C.J. Cherryh


C. J. Cherryh: Serpent’s Reach

This is another stand-alone SF.

Publication year: 1980
Format: print
Page count: 250 (The Deep Beyond omnibus)
Publisher: Daw

In typical Cherryh style, the reader is thrown in with little explanation and is expected to deduce things on the fly. 475 more words

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