Tag Archives: science fiction

Arrival

(This will *attempt* to be non-spoilery, but there’s probably no such thing as a spoiler-free review of a film like this, so beware). Before I start, a confession — I have not read “The Story of Your Life” by Ted … Continue reading

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New Story on DailySF

My short short story, Ten Things You’ll Only Get If You’re A 50s Kid is currently on the front page of DailyScienceFiction.com , and in the inboxes of its email subscribers. If you’re reading this from tomorrow onwards, it’s archived … Continue reading

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2001: A Cinerama Odyssey

A couple of weeks ago I saw 2001: A Space Odyssey for the first time. Oh, I’d seen something that was called 2001: A Space Odyssey before. I’d seen something called that on an old-style square TV and thought it … Continue reading

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Lock-In by @scalzi

Before I start this review, a brief note to say that the reason I am tagging the author is not some kind of ego thing, but because John Scalzi has said that he’s specifically interested in hearing some of the … Continue reading

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Further Encounters With Sherlock Holmes, ed. George Mann

I picked up this book without knowing anything about it except that it was a collection of short Sherlock Holmes stories by various writers, many of whom I know from writing Doctor Who spinoff fiction. The main reason I got … Continue reading

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So, the Sad Puppies Then… Part One: The Origins Of Science Fiction

I promised to talk about the “sad puppy slate” for the Hugos, because I think this is something that a lot of people who aren’t reading my Hugo posts might find interesting. So let’s talk about the origins of science … Continue reading

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Tiredblogging: The Anchoring Of The Thread (or, Towards A Grand Unified Theory Of Time-Travel In Doctor Who)

I’ve been wanting to write this post for a week now, and been putting it off until I’m less tired. But then I realised that if I hadn’t been less tired in a week, I probably wouldn’t be any time … Continue reading

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