The short story genre is one that is thriving - but only in certain places. Where are they?A short story can be roughly defined as any work of fiction below about 12,000 words. A greater word count te...
The word "Filk" is a combination of "fiction" and "folk." Filk music originated as songs composed by dedicated film or TV fans, usually relating to science fiction and fantasy programming. The word or...
There is a time and a place for nearly every style of literature out there. I find myself reading a little bit of everything, and often owning up to things that I would never otherwise read. I'll go i...
Sa'nah awoke with a start! She felt cold. Not the external type that afflicted the skin but the one that chilled the soul.Earlier that evening, they had sought shelter from the elements in an abandone...
Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory DoctorowCategory: Fiction / Science Fiction 208 pages; ISBN: 0765304368Who *wouldn't* want to live in Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom, with no other respons...
David Weber is a prolific writer of science fiction and fantasy. He has written over 30 books and collaborated on several others with Eric Flint, Steve White and John Ringo. This review covers the f...
Along side the human race live vampires -- humanoids who became extinct during the Pleistocene era and have been resurrected by modern science. Their predatory habits are kept in check, but their spec...
Born in May of 1944, in Modesto, California, George Lucas lived a world away from the horrors of Fascist Germany. Yet its imprint is more than evident in Lucas' life's work and creative brainchi...
So what is the difference between a trekker and a trekkie? The short answer is: nothing. According to Wikipedia, the all-knowing, on-line encyclopedia, both terms denote a fan of the Star Trek s...
January 1985 marks the beginning of America's love affair with Ender Wiggin. It was that month that Ender's Game was published, becoming an instant blockbuster, and "probably the most popular sc...