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Interview with David J Rodger, author of ‘Oakfield’

"Drop the romance about being a writer – it’s a job."

Drop the romance about being a writer – it’s a job, one you should enjoy but ultimately one you’ll have to make sacrifices to succeed in. Read More »

SXSW: Fire, Rodriguez, and Frazetta

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It's a rare moment when two artistic talents you have admired for decades intersect in your presence. Robert Rodriguez has been one of my favorite directors since I saw 'From Dusk Till Dawn'. Frank Frazetta has been my favorite artist since his paintings began appearing on the covers of Tarzan and Conan books in the 1960s. At SXSW, I participated in a tour of the Robert Rodriguez Museum, conducted by Rodriguez. He explained how, like many others, he found the paintings of Frank Frazetta amazing and inspirational for his own art. He recalled how when he first met Frazetta, and saw his original paintings up close, he was amazed at the depth and detail that never appeared in any of the prints or book covers. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Eye-Dancers’ – A Uniquely Premised YA Fantasy by Michael S. Fedison

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'The Eye-Dancers' has quite the unique premise, and will certainly be a fun read for all YA fantasy readers. Read More »

Card Game Review: ‘Hull Breach’ from Greenbrier Games

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A self-contained CCG that is a hard sci-fi lover's dream. Read More »

Syfy’s ‘Helix’ Season Two Hits the Airwaves

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Billy Campbell returns for season two of Helix, premiering on Syfy January 16. Read More »

‘Star Wars’ vs. ‘Star Trek': A Perplexing Debate

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Are you "Star Trek" or "Star Wars"? Read More »

Book Review: ‘Nine Planets’ by Greg Byrne

Nine Planets is a very real, human story with multiple layers.

This is the first book I've read that combines science fiction and the Santa Claus myth. Read More »

‘The Walking Dead’ New Year’s Marathon Not Just for Zombie Lovers

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AMC's 'The Walking Dead' Marathon begins Tuesday morning December 30. If you've never watched it, here's your chance. And guess what? You don't have to be a zombie fan to appreciate the series! Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Message,’ Science-Fiction by Jeff Lefler

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Lefler's sci-fi novel looks at the search for intelligent life in the universe. Read More »

Book Review: ‘These Are the Voyages – The True History of Star Trek: The Original Series, Season Three’ by Marc Cushman

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Marc Cushman covers the third season of the original 'Star Trek' in exhaustive detail with revelatory surprises and a balanced approach. Read More »