June, 2005 (Vol. II: #5)
connections in the wired world
But life … and publishing … go on.
This successful professional's books concentrate on history, taking vampires through centuries to settings ranging from ancient Rome to modern times.
The image of the author as the lonely genius...has little relationship to the electronic communities emerging rapidly in cyberspace.
Solar sails: from science fiction to reality.
Panel and discussion topics run the gamut from hard feminist theory to pseudoscience in sci-fi, to the craft and business of writing, to discussing favorite TV shows...
In which the very badness of bad old sci-fi TV is used as a mirror to examine the badness of new sci-fi TV.
If the human era is doomed to end in plague, will be a plague of the genes or the memes that brings us down?
The Hero’s Journey of Anakin Skywalker
One film critic doesn't think Lucas has finished the story, and has the myth to back it up.
New short fiction from the web, from ebooks, and from good old print magazines.
An Australian writer/illustrator takes a balanced look at this collection of short fiction.