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Final Staff

Stacey Janssen

Managing Editor:
Dave Noonan


  • Mishell Baker
  • Bluejack
  • Amy Goldschlager
  • Emily Lupton
  • R. K. MacPherson
  • Scott James Magner
  • Robin Shantz

Copy Editors

  • Sarah L. Edwards
  • Yoon Ha Lee
  • Sherry D. Ramsey
  • Rena Saimoto
  • Paula Stiles


  • Marti McKenna
  • Bridget McKenna


  • Geb Brown

Publisher: Bluejack

July 2006 (Vol. III: #6)


Con Games

From Westercon to WorldCon.


Communing with the Mojo Queen

An Interview with Nalo Hopkinson

Exploring the worlds of an award-winning author, playwright, editor, and teacher.


How to Make Big Money Writing Science Fiction, and Other Dangerous Delusions

In which Our Writer decries the glossification of a venerable genre magazine.

Is the World Ready for a Real Philip Dick Movie?

'A Scanner Darkly' tests the waters...

Hollywood versus PKD, round ten.

Breaking the Success Barrier

How writers freeze up—and ways beyond it.


Monsters That Missed Out

A connoisseur of crap laments a few montrous also-rans.

Keeping Watch

Two Cautionary Tales

Or, how to disguise important cultural criticism in one Creature Double Feature.


Reevaluating Ellison's Infamous Fable

Seeking deeper meanings in "'Repent, Harlequin,' said the Ticktockman."


NFSF: Getting Down to Brass Facts

Exploring the tradition of "hard" science fiction.

C.S. Lewis Roars Again In The Shadowlands

Two books that consider Lewis's life and legacy.

Kingmaker, Kingbreaker by Karen Miller

A two-volume epic gets another look after being dismissed.

July Short Fiction

Another month's worth of stories, including a review of the debut of Helix.