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The Wind From A Distant Storm

This is a subject that I have touched on in this blog before, but I’d like to specifically discuss it in terms of the 21st Century Thrilling Adventure project. I consider the Exotic an indispensable element of the kind of stories … Continue reading

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I’ve been Jeffroed!

A review of my story “In The Gloaming O My Darling” from Cirsova #5.

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Juicy Bits

As part of the on-going discussion regarding the nature of speculative fiction and how changes in the dominant publishing paradigm are allowing for more latitude and innovation in narrative structures, I engaged in a conversation regarding the nature of “Pulp”–specifically, … Continue reading

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The Voice Of The Storyteller

The inspector sorted through the piles of printouts on his desk, still looking for a way to put all of the evidence together, to find some way to make sense of the mass of paper.  The data dump from the … Continue reading

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21st Century Wonder Stories: Call For Submissions

We are looking for 21st Century Pulp Revival stories.  Who’s we?  Well, there’s me, Rawle Nyanzi,  Kevyn Winkless, and Sky Hernstrom. There is also a good chance that, once complete, the anthology will be published by Superversive Press. Right now … Continue reading

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Black Box Blues: Investigating Mission Critical Metaphysics In Fiction

Recently Superversive SF posted an article called The Mohs Scale Of SF Hardness. Now Castalia House has responded with Hard SF Considered Harmful. I have come to the conclusion that they are arguing the wrong question. The first level–the very “hardest” … Continue reading

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The Tool For The Job

A recent post over on Superversive SF about Men With Screwdrivers And Men With Magnifying Glasses got me thinking about classifying fiction on the basis of those attributes which are required from the protagonist in order to resolve the plot. … Continue reading

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