speculative fiction

On Historical Diversity and Writing Fiction: An Interview With Historian E.H. Kern

Historian E.H. Kern has some thoughts. Behold—here they are.

Myke Cole: On Historical Diversity and Writing Fiction

Gentleman, scholar, author, Hunter, and cat whisperer Myke Cole talks historical diversity and fiction with GeekMom Shiri.

Dispelling the Myth of Myth: More on Courage From Stories

This article continues the thoughts on the importance of stories that I touched on in "Madeleine L'Engle on Courage From…

Stack Overflow: The Novels of Lavie Tidhar

After the release of his latest collection 'Central Station,' I take a look at work of science fiction writer Lavie…

Review: ‘Googolplex’

'Googolplex' takes equal parts love story, genetics, metaphysics, and an exploration of free will to create a deep and compelling…

For Indie Books, The Only Choice Is to Immerse or Die

The literary world is on fire with the controversy surrounding this year's Hugo awards. But on the indie book scene,…

Karin Tidbeck’s Jagannath: Weird in All the Right Ways

Karin Tidbeck's short story collection Jagannath is weird in all the right ways.

Free Graphic Novel: High Society Brings Steampunk With a Philippine Twist

We are excited to share a free graphic novel download from Flipside Publishing and Rocket Kapre Books with you —…

Geeky Summer Reading: Get Jonathan Wood’s No Hero and New Sequel Yesterday’s Hero For Free!

Another day. Another zombie T-Rex to put down. All part of the routine for Arthur Wallace and MI37—the government department…

A Steampunk Primer

Steampunk. The name evokes an atmospheric vision of London; streets shimmering with damp, the faint glow of yellow gaslight as…

Paul Jessup Talks Werewolves and the Inspiration of a Geeky Dad

My friend Paul Jessup is a speculative fiction author who also happens to be quite the geek. Aside from pondering…

Candor is Stepford for Kids- But Is That So Bad?

There's disagreement in the Ceceri household over Candor. The GeekTeen, who is always happy to test-drive YA novels that are…

Reverse-Engineering the Steampunk Novel with Style: Cherie Priest and Boneshaker

As much as I love steampunk, as much as I revel in the aesthetic and ogle the gadgets, there's always…

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