Keith Laumer, Part 3

As the title implies, this is the third part of our look at the works of Keith Laumer, an author sadly being forgotten in the wave of modern science fiction.  In “Keith Laumer, Part 1,” we explored the…

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Book Review: Glasshouse by Charles Stross

When it comes to the science fiction genre, Glasshouse initially struck me as a little bit of an oddity. At it’s core, it’s a powerful self-examination of society style of speculative fiction with deep science fiction elements; but…

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Keith Laumer, Part 2

Last week, in the first part of our detailed look into Keith Laumer and the Baen reissues of his work, we explored the first three volumes released by Baen (Retief!, Odyssey, and Keith Laumer: The Lighter Side) as…

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Book Review: Halting State by Charles Stross

Video games stand out as possibly the best model for UI design and how virtual reality will function in the future—point-in-fact, the entire MMO community shows us that virtual worlds are already a reality and that they can…

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Edward Lee and Horrific Science Fiction

Last time, we discussed “Thrillers with a Science Fiction Edge.”  Continuing our trip along the outskirts of the genre, today we will explore the region where science fiction overlaps with the realm of horror.  While the subgenre has…

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Digital Science Fiction Not Dead Yet

Welcome all to the long overdue Digital Science Fiction status report. We’ve been awfully quiet lately, sleeping parrot quiet. I have received a lot of questions on the status of the Digital Science Fiction anthologies, where book 5…

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Congratulations Martin L Shoemaker

Two time Digital Science Fiction author Martin L. Shoemaker has earned a very impressive Second Place prize in the 2012 Jim Baen Memorial Writing Contest.  This contest is for stories that show the near future of manned space…

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Thrillers With a Science Fiction Edge

Thrillers With a Science Fiction Edge Frequently, exploring the edges of the science fiction genre expands the reading possibilities of most genre readers.  Sometimes it is near future murder mysteries, or science fantasy, other times it is science…

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